Southern Kern Unified School District

Information Technology

Technology Program


  • 1 Gigabit/second Internet bandwidth

  • Wireless access point in every classroom

Classroom Technology

All classrooms equipped with:

  • Teacher laptop

  • Projector

  • Document camera

  • Printer

All K-5 classrooms have interactive whiteboard

Student Devices

  • K-2

    • 6 iPads per classroom

    • 1 iPad cart with 24 iPads/grade

  • 3rd

    • 2 Chromebook carts per grade

  • 4th-5th

    • 1:1 Chromebooks

    • 4th grade stay at school

    • 5th grade take home

  • 6th-12th

    • 1:1 Windows laptops

Digital Curriculum

Rosamond High School

  • Pearson digital curriculum for core subjects: Math, ELA, Science, History

    • Automatic nightly sync with AERIES for account creation and class rostering

  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt curriculum for Spanish. Automatic nightly sync with AERIES

  • Dozen other access-code based classes

Tropico Middle School

  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for ELA, Math, Science, Spanish

  • Automatic nightly sync with AERIES for account creation and class rostering

  • TCI curriculum Social Studies

Rosamond and Westpark Elementary Schools

  • McGraw Hill ConnectEd for Math and ELA

Rare Earth High School

  • A+ digital curriculum

Core Educational Software

Google Apps for Education - Productivity and collaboration

  • Grades 3-12

OverDrive - Digital Library

  • Grades 4-12

  • 1,500 high-interest books

Renaissance Learning - Benchmark assessments and data-driven instruction

  • Grades K-8

  • STAR Early Literacy

  • STAR Reading

  • STAR Math

  • Math Facts in a Flash

IXL - Math and Language Arts practice

  • Grades 1-8

Typing Club - Keyboarding

  • Grades 3-8

Scholastic - Reading Intervention

  • K-12

Staff/Administrative Software

Atlas Rubicon - Curriculum Mapping

  • Curriculum mapping for RES and WES

  • Teacher accounts set up and teachers added to school maps for ELA and Math

AESOP - Substitute teacher management

Blackboard Connect - Communication with families

LanSchool - Classroom management for Windows

GoGuardian - Classroom management for Chromebooks

AERIES Analytics

  • For administrators and counselors to analyze student behavioral and academic data