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Vision and Mission

Welcome to Harding Elementary School

3201 Pico Ave Bakersfield (661) 631-5300


Our Mission

Our mission at Harding School is based on the assumption that all children can learn. On that basis we provide quality instructional programs which offer each child the opportunity to achieve academically to his or her highest potential. In addition, success-oriented activities motivate students toward highly positive self-esteem, thus creating the foundation for successful, independent, and productive individuals who have respect for others and for the world in which they live.


Academic Goal:

Students will learn those necessary to achieve to their potential and to lead product and enrich lives.


Social Goal:

Students will develop self-esteem and respect for the rights of others, and the world in which we live.


Individual Goal:

Students will have opportunities to learn and to develop individual interests.


School Vision:

  • Increase parental/community support and involvement.
  • Provide staff development to ensure an enthusiastic, competent, child centered
    professional team.
  • Increase positive self-esteem to reduce discipline problems and maintain a safe
    learning environment.
  • Recognize, understand and appreciate cultural diversities of staff, students, and
  • Achieve academic success through a rigorous and innovative instructional program.