With the addition of its 19th comprehensive high school, Del Oro, the KHSD Board of Trustees confirmed the criteria and process for updating its school boundaries in December of 2020. Three public forum meetings were conducted in June soliciting public input. The plans were presented to the Board of Trustees at the August 2, 2021 Board Meeting. On September 7, 2021 the Board of Trustees approved Plan 3 for implementation for the 2022-2023 school year. The boundary adjustment affects incoming freshmen in the 2022-2023 school year at the following high schools: Arvin, Bakersfield, East, Golden Valley, Highland, Independence, Mira Monte, North, Ridgeview, South, Stockdale, West. For the new Del Oro High School, both incoming freshmen and sophomores for the 2022-2023 school year will be affected.
The Plan selected is: