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.

View Values, Vision and Mission

GOALS:

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

LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCY (LEA) PLAN
The 2012-13 LEA plan describes the District’s comprehensive and coherent approach to increasing student achievement. The three-year plan describes the goals, strategies, and actions that drive the work of our schools and District in order to ensure the systematic delivery of services to our students

View 2012-13 LEA

—Board of Education—


Pam Baugher

President

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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]

Hort, National Gold Award of Distinction Winner Hort, National Gold Award of Distinction Winner

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

  • 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.

  • Congratulations, History Day Winners aLL 6

    Bakersfield City School District (BCSD) is proud to announce that six BCSD students took first place in their categories at the California National History Day competition held recently in Rocklin,

  • Full STEAM ahead for Summer School Clockey_summer 150x 150 2015 v3

    Summer School registration is now open to ALL currently enrolled BCSD students who want to attend. To register or for more information, click here. Don’t miss an exiting summer of

  • 2015 BCSD Track Meet IMG_6223 SQUARE

    On Saturday, April 11, the Bakersfield City School District (BCSD) held its annual District-wide track meet. Once again it was held on a Saturday to allow distance runners the opportunity

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Upcoming Events

Board of Education Meeting
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

First Day of School
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Education Foundation Meeting
Monday, August 17, 2015

Superintendent’s Corner

Dr. Rob Arias, Superintendent
Bakersfield City School District