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 3,350 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. Three of the four comprehensive schools have received the California Department of Education’s highest designation, the Gold Ribbon School Award. Rosamond High School, Abraham Lincoln Independent Study and Rare Earth Continuation High are all WASC Accredited. Three of our schools have received the Golden Bell Award from the CSBA. Additionally, Rosamond High School 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".