Our Commitments…

VALUES:
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

VISION:
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.

MISSION:
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.

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GOALS:

  • Academic Achievement
  • School Safety
  • Parent Engagement
  • Personal & Collective Accountability
  • Fiscal Solvency

—Board of Education—


Pam Baugher

President

A message from the BCSD Board of Education,

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Lillian Tafoya

Clerk Pro-tem

Bakersfield City School District is a Place Where...

District Recognized Nationally for Music Education Efforts

  In March of 2013, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation honored the… [more]

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We have small primary classes

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Hort, National Gold Award of Distinction Winner

  On Wednesday, October 12th, BCSD administrators and representatives from local, state and national… [more]

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Congratulations Thorner Elementary School!

  Today, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson, announced the exemplary California… [more]

Congratulations Thorner Elementary School! Congratulations Thorner Elementary School!

Sierra Students Garner National Honors

  In late June 2012, four students from Sierra Middle School, Monica Ramos, Jessica Carreño,… [more]

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We are committed to every child’s success

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We are committed to every child’s success We are committed to every child's success

Congratulations Franklin Elementary School!

Today, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson, announced the exemplary California… [more]

Congratulations Franklin Elementary School! Congratulations Franklin Elementary School!

Celebrating Our Success

  • Welcome Back to School IMG_7927 -F

    With the new school year underway, we are pleased to share with you the August issue of the Superintendent Connection. Please take a few moments to watch a video about

  • First Day of School is August 19 School still life with copyspace on chalkboard

    A new school year is just a few days away and here at Bakersfield City School District, we are looking forward to our new and returning students. To help parents

  • Newly Appointed School Principals IMG_8050-F square

    At the July 28, 2015 meeting of the Bakersfield City School District Board of Education, two new principals were approved by the Board and introduced to the community – Abraham

  • New Board Member Appointed IMG_7915-F square

    On Wednesday, June 24, 2015 during a special meeting of the Bakersfield City School District (BCSD) Board of Trustees, Board Members voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Raymond J. Gonzales as

  • BCSD Schools Receive Statewide Recognition 2014 Honor Roll Logo - square

    The Bakersfield City School District (BCSD) is proud to announce that Franklin and Chavez Elementary Schools have been named 2014 Honor Roll schools by Campaign for Business and Education Excellence

  • Save the Date – October 10, 2015 Golf-ball-logo-blue square

    The Bakersfield City School District Educational Foundation is sponsoring the 3rd Annual Ed Foundation Golf Tournament Saturday October 10, 2015, with the proceeds directly benefiting our students through classroom grants.

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Upcoming Events

Education Foundation Meeting
Monday, September 21, 2015

Board of Education Meeting
Tuesday, September 22, 2015

High-Speed Rail – Community Open House Meeting
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Superintendent’s Corner

Dr. Rob Arias, Superintendent
Bakersfield City School District

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