(661) 831-3327 | 501 S. Mt. Vernon • Bakersfield, CA 93307

Welcome to ROC!

The KHSD Regional Occupational Center is a public education career/technical training institution. There are a variety of programs offered to those interested in developing or improving job skills. All courses are designed to prepare students for entry-level employment. Classes at ROC are open to high school juniors, seniors, and adults.


Recent Posts

  • Local Bookseller Meets ROC Authors

    Local Bookseller Meets ROC Authors

    For the past four years, local bookseller Michael Russo of Russo’s Books has helped kick off the KHSD ROC Early Childhood Education (ECE) program’s “Write and Illustrate a Children’s Storybook” […]

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  • A Fun ‘Fun Friday’ Photo Feast

    A Fun ‘Fun Friday’ Photo Feast

    Our most recent Fun Friday truly lived up to its name as staff and students enjoyed food, music, conversation, and multiple inflatables that tested the limits of their athletic prowess. […]

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  • Tom Cruise, eat your heart out!

    ROC Ambassadors Top Gun Training

    Okay, ROC’s Top Gun training actually doesn’t involve fighter and air strike tactics (however, with the district’s new Aviation program at North High, don’t count us out), but it does […]

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  • ROC FFA @ BC do A-OK

    ROC FFA @ BC do A-OK

    Two teams from ROC Future Farmers of America chapter competed at Bakersfield College in the Opening Closing Ceremonies Contest. In all, 32 teams participated in the competition (divided into two 16 […]

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  • State FFA Officer Visit

    State FFA Officer Visit

    State FFA Officers Conner and Sam visited the ROC Animal Technology program and conducted a workshop for the students on how to best answer questions during FFA competitiions. The students […]

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  • The ROC Garden – Toddler Style!

    The ROC Garden – Toddler Style!

    Thanks to local pre-schoolers who helped ROC’s Ag Food Science program celebrate the fall harvest. A fun time was had by all …  

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  • October Attendance Photo Gallery

    October Attendance Photo Gallery

    Congratulations to the ROC students who completed the month of October with no tardies or absences. You may check out the entire year’s Perfect Attendance Gallery by clicking here.

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  • Pumpkin and Corn Sale Photo Gallery

    Pumpkin and Corn Sale Photo Gallery

    As an addendum to our previous Ag Food Science posting (“Pumpkin Spice is All the Rage“), here is a quick photo gallery featuring the fruits of the students’ labors … […]

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  • The conference included over 150 attendees from across the country. Ms. Patteson is in the back row, second from the right.

    Maintaining Industry Chops

    When clicking though our 29 Career Technical program pages, be sure to take a look at our teacher biographies. ROC instructors are recruited from industry to teach students their profession. […]

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  • Staff Empower

    Staff Empower

    Kern High’s Wellness Program recently held a friendly competition of all district sites at their Saturday morning Fall Family Festival. Congratulations to Team ROC and Team BAS on a job […]

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