1100 9th Street Bakersfield 93304 (661) 631-5850

1100 9th Street Bakersfield 93304 (661) 631-5850

The Rafer Johnson Children’s Center (RJCC) is part of the Bakersfield City School District’s Special Education Department.  The Department is directed by Dr. Julius Steele.  RJCC is located on the corner of Ninth and N streets with normal working hours of 7:30 AM until 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.  RJCC is a Pre-K site serving students with Special Education needs who either have an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) or an Individualized Education Program (IEP).

The Center houses the District’s Early Start, and Search & Serve programs.  Over 40 staff members (certificated and classified) call RJCC home and the Center works collaboratively with many outside agencies to appropriately serve this unique student population.  Margaret Cross (Administrative Secretary I) and Marcy Chacon (Clerk VI) can be contacted for more information at 661-631-5850.

RJCC:  Where little hands make big impressions . . .

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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.