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Alternative Education

Kern County Superintendent of Schools

North Kern Community School

North Kern Community School (NKCS) serves various school districts in the north end of Kern County including, but not limited to, Delano Join Union High School District, Delano Union School District (K-8), McFarland Unified School District, and Wasco High School District. North Kern Community School provides educational services to students who are expelled, truant, probation referred, and/or homeless. By offering smaller class sizes and a modified day, NKCS strives to provide an educational environment that meets the needs of our diverse student population. In addition to the classroom option, NKCS also offers an Independent Study program.

School Contact & Location:
Office Phone Number:
(661) 721-2130
School Address:
1915 Cecil Ave.
Delano, CA 93215
Click here for a Google Map location
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday. 7:30am – 4:15pm

Special Programs:

  • NKCS offers a weight lifting enrichment program as an
    incentive for students to perform well in school. This
    program is offered on Monday – Friday after
    school from 1:15pm – 2:00pm.
  • NKCS offers a California High School Exit Exam
    preparation class in addition to the students’ regular
    school schedule.
School Highlights

  • July 22nd and July 23rd – CAHSEE


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