The Southern Kern Unified School District (SKUSD) is committed to excellence in TK-12 education. SKUSD serves the city of Rosamond, which is located in the Antelope Valley. SKUSD is home to a diverse community, with around 3,580 students. SKUSD consists of Rosamond High Early College Campus, Tropico Middle, Westpark Elementary, Rosamond Elementary, Abraham Lincoln Independent Study, and Rare Earth Alternative. The newest campus, Rosamond Elementary, was opened in August, 2017. The state of the art school features cutting edge classroom technology.
SKUSD has a history of success. 3 of the 4 comprehensive schools have received the California Department of Education’s highest designation, the Gold Ribbon School Award. Abraham Lincoln Independent Study and Rare Earth Continuation High have been WASC Accredited. Three of our schools, as well as our Special Education Program, The Ascend Academy, have received the Golden Bell Award from the CSBA. Additionally, Rosamond High has been recognized as a top high school for college and career preparation by US News and World Report and was designated as an early college campus by WASC.
SKUSD serves the academic, social, emotional and physical needs of ALL students in a safe and secure learning environment. SKUSD's motto is "Maintaining Excellence".