The KHSD Instruction department is responsible for a wide array of services including:

  • Diplomas and certificates of completion
  • Graduation requirements
    • Credits earned
    • Transcripts
  • College entrance requirements, including a-g
  • Concurrent and dual enrollment
  • State frameworks and content standards
  • Common Core
  • Courses of study
  • Course alignment
  • Academic enrichment and acceleration
    • GATE
    • AP
    • IB
    • Honors
  • Online curriculum and learning
  • Co-curricular and extra-curricular programs
  • Kern Science Foundation
  • Camp KEEP
  • Junior ROTC
  • Subject area facilitators and department chairs
  • Counselors
  • Community Specialists
  • Librarians
  • One Book, One Bakersfield, One Kern
  • Literacy
  • General information, including classroom visits and guest speakers
  • Foreign Exchange Program
  • College Night
  • Williams Act
  • Education partnerships, including grants
  • Summer school and summer school graduation
  • School Accountability Report Card (SARC)
  • Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)