About Us!

McKinley Elementary School has a long and rich history of providing quality education for its students. McKinley first began its journey in 1916 when it opened its original location at Ninth and O Streets.  That location was damaged in the 1952 earthquake and was no longer suitable for occupancy.  McKinley then moved to its current location on Fourth Street in 1954.  Though McKinley has seen several changes over the years, one thing has never changed – their pursuit to provide every student the resources and instruction they need be successful in schooling, career and life.

McKinley's original location first opened in 1916.

McKinley’s original location, first opened in 1916.

McKinley's current location, 1954.

McKinley’s current location, 1954.

McKinley, 1970's.

McKinley, 1970’s.

Students enjoying an afternoon feeding goats, 1998.

Students enjoying an afternoon feeding goats, 1998.

Students taking part in the days agricultural study, 1998

Students taking part in the days agricultural project, 1998.



Important Phone Numbers

Attendance Line
631-5370 Option 1

After School Program
631-5370 Option 4

Magnet Program
631-5370 Option 5
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.