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Values, Vision & Mission

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:
To ensure students and adults receive impartial treatment and that students have access to educational opportunities according to their unique needs.
To demonstrate honesty, trustworthiness, and strong moral principles.
To treat others with empathy and genuine concern for their well-being.
To work jointly towards common goals through the sharing of our responsibilities, knowledge, and experiences.
To honor our obligations and take ownership of our actions and results.
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.