5801 Sundale Ave - Bakersfield, CA 93309

Parents 101

En Español: Los Padres 101

Welcome to the Kern High School District. KHSD is headquartered in Bakersfield, California and serves the county of Kern, located at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley. KHSD is California’s largest 9-12 high school district with more than 35,000 students and 3,500 employees. The district encompasses about 3,500 square miles, about 43 percent of the total area of Kern County. Founded in 1893, the KHSD currently includes 18 comprehensive campuses, 6 alternative education campuses, 2 career technical education sites, and 4 special education centers.

Looking for information on where to begin? Start here:

  1. Open Enrollment
  2. Terms Parents Should Know
  3. Working With Your Counselor
  4. Developing a Four-Year Plan
  5. School Choice (SES)
  6. How To Help Your Student Succeed


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