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Values, Vision & Mission

VALUES
The Bakersfield City School District is committed to strong values that guide our daily behavior toward student 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
To ensure students and adults receive impartial treatment and that students have access to educational opportunities according to their unique needs.
INTEGRITY
To demonstrate honesty, trustworthiness, and strong moral principles.
CARING
To treat others with empathy and genuine concern for their well-being.
COLLABORATION
To work jointly towards common goals through the sharing of our responsibilities, knowledge, and experiences.
PERSONAL & COLLECTIVE ACCOUNTABILITY
To honor our obligations and take ownership of our actions and results.
 
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.