About Us…

Roosevelt Elementary first opened its doors way back in 1922, making it one of the oldest educational establishments in Bakersfield.  It is named after the United States’ 32nd President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.  The school experienced severe damage from the earthquake of 1952 and had to be rebuilt. Through the years, the administration and staff at Roosevelt elementary has always been dedicated to providing academic excellence, so that each child receives what they need to have success at the various stages of life.

Roosevelt School, 1950's.

Roosevelt School, 1950’s.

Roosevelt School after the earthquake of 1952.

Roosevelt School after the earthquake of 1952.

Roosevelt Elementary, 1970's.

Roosevelt School, 1970’s.

Decorations celebrating Roosevelt School's 75th birthday, 1997.

Celebration of Roosevelt School’s 75th birthday, 1997.

Students utilizing the computer lab, 1998.

Students utilizing the computer lab, 1998.

Students taking part in a math exercise, 1998.

Students taking part in a math exercise, 1998.



Roosevelt Elementary

2324 Verde Street
Bakersfield, CA 93304 
Attendance: 631-3187
Phone: 661 631-5460   
Fax: 661 324-4326

Pre-K: 661 631-4924

Cafeteria: 661 634-5464

After School Program:
661 631-3186

661 631-5880

Library: 661 631-3189


Principal: Mrs. Rios

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.