About Us!

Jefferson Elementary is one of the oldest schools in the Bakersfield City School District, first providing educational services in 1917.  It is named after important historical figure, and 3rd President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson.  For nearly 100 years, Jefferson Elementary School’s goal has been to provide each student the attention and quality instruction they need to be successful at every phase of life.

Jefferson Elementary, 1950's.

Jefferson Elementary, 1950’s.

Children cleaning up Jefferson after an earthquake, 1952.

Children cleaning up Jefferson after an earthquake, 1952.

Jefferson Elementary, 1970's.

Jefferson Elementary, 1970’s.

Teachers and students painting outside, 1980.

Teachers and students painting outside, 1980.

Students pose for outdoor picture, 1998.

Students pose for outdoor picture, 1998.

Jefferson teacher talking with parent, 1998.

Jefferson teacher talking with parent, 1998.

 



Jefferson Elementary School

816 Lincoln Street
Bakersfield, CA 93305
Phone (661) 631-5340
Fax (661) 859-1157


Principal: Russell Gayer
Nondiscrimination Policy

Bakersfield City School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available by clicking here and/or upon request.