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Bernice Harrell Chipman Junior High


Bakersfield City School District

Kern County

Tomás Prieto, Principal

Enrollment: 727. Grade Levels: 7-8.

School Characteristics and Replicable Practices

  • Daily advisory for academics and SEL

  • MTSS Tier I/Tier II provide school-wide and individual student supports

  • Reading intervention model addresses foundational literacy gaps

  • GPA credit recovery includes recovery coursework, tutoring, mentoring

  • Culture of literacy with school-wide and individual student goals

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