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GATE Transfers

The GATE Consent for Participation Form is required to participate in the GATE program.  Please mail to:

Curriculum & Instruction GATE Program, 1300 Baker St. Bakersfield, CA,  93305.


This information is ONLY for parents/guardians who have received a GATE acceptance letter notifying them that their child qualifies for the GATE program and wish to transfer to one of the full time GATE programs at the following schools:


Owens Primary (grades 2 & 3)

Owens Intermediate (grades 4, 5, & 6)

Stiern Middle School (grades 6, 7 & 8)

Chipman Junior Hight (grades 7 & 8)


There are two steps:

1. Online  Request for an Intradistrict Transfer for GATE : Only parents/guardians who have received notification that their student has been accepted into the GATE program, and reside within the boundaries of BCSD, should complete this transfer request. If you have received a notification but live outside of the BCSD boundaries, please call the Student Services Department at 631-4729.


2. Online  Request for Enrollment Information : Once the transfer has been approved, parent will fill out a request for enrollment information, the parent will be contacted by Student Services to either stop by the District Office to pick up a packet, or to request a packet be mailed to them.  The dates parents may return completed enrollment packets to the school are scheduled for May 15th and May 22nd , but schools may have other dates scheduled as well.


The link below will redirect you to the Student Services web page where you will find the online links to complete the steps above.