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The Instruction Department provides leadership in the development of the district's instructional programs including curriculum, courses of study, graduation requirements, guidance programs, and summer school.

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
  • State frameworks and content standards
  • 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