Our Commitments…

The Bakersfield City School District is committed to strong values that guide our daily behavior toward student success. To achieve this success, the Bakersfield City School District Board of Education defines how we must work with our students, colleagues, and community through the following core values:

  • Equity
  • Integrity
  • Caring
  • Collaboration
  • Personal & Collective Accountability

Bakersfield City School District’s vision is to be a leader in public education through a collaborative and supportive learning community that ensures all students are inspired to achieve academic excellence and become life-long learners and productive citizens.

Bakersfield City School District’s mission is to ensure a safe and nurturing learning environment in which all students receive an effective, state of the art, comprehensive curriculum that utilizes research-based strategies and data-driven decisions and where all parents and community members are welcomed and engaged in the learning process.

View Values, Vision and Mission


  • Academic Achievement
  • School Safety
  • Parent Engagement

—Board of Education—

A message from the BCSD Board of Education,


Lillian Tafoya
President Pro-tem

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Free Physicals


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BCSD 2016-2017 School Calendar


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Community Partners In Education 2016


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The Child Comes First


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Celebrating Our Success

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Upcoming Events

Regional Migrant Conference
Saturday, August 6, 2016

The Blessing Corner Ministries' Back to School Fun Day
Friday, August 12, 2016

Stuff the Bus Supply Drive
Saturday, August 13, 2016

Education Foundation Meeting
Monday, August 15, 2016

Board of Education Meeting
Tuesday, August 23, 2016


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.