The Credit Union Difference
We offer a variety of accounts specifically designed to meet your individual financial needs, including:
Bottom Line: Kern Schools is Simply the Best
As a community-based credit union, Kern Schools is able to offer benefits traditional banks cannot and will not. With lower interest rates, free online banking, no hidden fees, and your money invested right here in Kern County — the big banks simply cannot compete!
Become a Kern Schools Member and experience all the benefits of belonging.
You are eligible to join Kern Schools through any one of the following qualifiers:
- Any person who lives, works, worships, or attends school in Kern County, California.
- Businesses and other legal entities located in Kern County, California.
- Any immediate family¹ or household² member of an individual eligible for Membership or currently a Member of Kern Schools.
- Employees of Kern Schools’ Select Employee Groups.
¹Immediate family includes: spouse, child, sibling, parent, grandparent, grandchild, stepparents, stepchildren, stepsibling and adoptive relationships.
²Household members are considered to be individuals who live in the same household or family unit.
All it takes is a five dollar deposit to establish your Membership.
You may also open an account through our DataMobile app, DataNet online banking, by calling (661) 833-7900/(800) 221-3311 (if outside of Bakersfield), or visiting one of our convenient branch locations.