Visit our Mount Vernon Branch location today for friendly banking, safe deposit boxes, mobile and online banking assistance, and ATM access. Kern Schools has been serving Bakersfield and Kern County for more than seventy-five years.

About the Northeast Bakersfield Neighborhood

The northeast neighborhood of Bakersfield is a largely residential community with scenic views and unique landscapes. Neighboring Bakersfield College, the Mt. Vernon Branch is one of our longest standing locations. We are situated on Mt. Vernon Avenue between University Avenue and Panorama Drive, right next to Bakersfield College’s Memorial Stadium.

Mount Vernon Branch

3901 Mount Vernon Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93306

Lobby Hours

Monday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Kern Schools Financial Services

Kern Schools is Kern County’s top choice for friendly, local financial services. By providing a wide array of products, including extensive home and auto loan programs, the latest in online and mobile technology, and competitive savings options, we make managing your finances easy.


Mount Vernon Branch Services

• Savings and checking accounts
• Services for school employees
• Auto Loans

• Personal Loans
• Visa Credit Cards
• So much more!

ATM Available
Safe Deposit Boxes

Branch Manager Spotlight

Jessica Goforth

What do you like about living in Kern County? I like how Kern County is central to many different traveling destinations and activities which makes it an ideal location for so much diversity and culture.

What do you like about working at Kern Schools? What I found has been most rewarding working for Kern Schools is developing long lasting relationships with my team members and our Members.

Name something unique about your branch. Like the Downtown location, the Mt. Vernon branch is one of the first Kern Schools branches and is now considered to be a landmark in East Bakersfield.