Bessie E. Owens Intermediate is the G.A.T.E. Academy School for the Bakersfield City School District. Owens Intermediate is a 4th-6th grade campus. The campus serves approximately 620 students who either reside in our neighborhood or attend the G.A.T.E. program. Our school has a wonderful, dedicated staff. We have a wealth of technology and programs to suit every student’s needs. We are lucky to have an advanced technology lab, science lab, and a full drama and dance program. If you are interested in finding some more in-depth information about our school, you can use the links on the left to explore.