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
- 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.
Our vision is to provide students with a positive learning environment while supporting their self-confidence and encouraging their individual potential to empower them along the path to becoming successful lifelong learners. As a resource to parents we have a parent request form for you to request additional support. If your student is having issues in the following areas: grades, attendance, family, friends, peer-pressure, bullying, mental health, or any other personal issue please fill out the link below to request assistance and a Sequoia staff member will follow up with you. If you have any questions please contact Sequoia 661-631-5940.