Principal – Sarita Arredondo
Vice Principal – Franciso Lopez
School Secretary – Nancy Ruiz
Attendance Clerk
Academic Program Leader – Denise Flowers
Specially Funded Clerk – Sara McComb
– Janeth Jimenez
CRL – Shayna Velazquez
Behavioral Intervention Specialist – Alicia Menta
G.A.T.E. Magnet Specialist – Ann Barrios
Magnet Clerk
– Jeanette Greynolds
Academic Coach – Katherine Almeda
School Psychologist
– Christie Ludlow
Speech – Maya Griffin
Nurse – Melba Spooner
Librarian – Leah Oates and Mr. Selvey
Music – Mr. Zelinka
Head Custodian – Raul Valdez
After School Program Coordinator
– Natalie Coronado
Cafeteria Manager – Theresa Maldonado

Bessie Owens Primary

815 Potomac Avenue
Bakersfield, California 93307
(661) 631-5420
Fax- (661) 859-0913

Sarita Arredondo
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.