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2161 Potomac Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93307

We offer daily instruction in a variety of Creative and Performing Arts including: Ballet, Drama, Visual Arts, Gymnastics, Music, Tap, Variety Dance, Physical Education, Computer Technology, and Homework Assistance. These courses are designed to enhance and encourage the overall growth of the child. Ultimately enriching the child’s life as well as their learning experience.

Who May Attend?

The Mt. Vernon Magnet program is open to all elementary students in the Bakersfield City School District with first priority given to resident students.

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Parents may take their children to school or may take advantage of the bus transportation that is furnished by the school district.

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Why do our students love Magnet?

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Specialized Staff          Art          TK/Kindergarten          Beginning Music

          Vocal Music          Physical Education          Journalism

Dance          Drama          Gymnastics          Homework Assistance

Mt. Vernon Elementary

2161 Potomac Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93307
Phone 661.631.5380
Fax 661.633.9427

Alfonso Ceja

Vice Principal:
Ana Torres Robles
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.