Programs

Sequoia Middle School is a multi-ethnic school located in the south central section of Bakersfield that included 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. The staff at Sequoia Middle School are outstanding educators and dedicated individuals that share a common vision of each student’s worth and ability to learn. The curriculum is not just basic orientated but strives to maximize each student’s abilities. The philosophy of Sequoia Middle School is a commitment to middle-school values that include:

  • Grade-level teaming
  • Advisory Program
  • Student Study Teams
  • Parent Contracts
  • Shared Leadership
  • Shared Responsibility
  • Block scheduling
  • Safe environment

As a middle school, we are aware of the intellectual, social, emotional and physical development of all our students. To these ends, Sequoia Middle School will provided enrichment and extra-curricular activities to include:

  • Computer awareness
  • After School Program through the Boys and Girls Club
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Intramural sports
  • School clubs
  • After-school sports

Technologically, Sequoia Middle School will be in the 21st century with a school-wide and worldwide computer link to each room. Computers with Internet links will be available to all our students both in their classrooms and in the computer lab.

Sequoia Middle School will be committed to all in our community through many coalitions. This commitment will include:

  • Active School Site Counsel
  • Healthy Start
  • Student counseling and mental health partnership
  • Tutoring for students and parents
  • Parenting classes for the teen years

It is the goal of Sequoia Middle School to provide the best possible education in the safest environment possible to all our students.

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.