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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
Our vision in Bakersfield City School District is to be the model of educational excellence, equity and innovation.
 
MISSION
Bakersfield City School District’s mission is to educate all students at the highest levels of academic excellence to become collaborative, creative and critical thinkers.