The City of Kerman is located just 16 miles west of Fresno in the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley. One of the fastest growing cities in California, Kerman places great emphasis on quality of life, while still keeping a small-town flavor. Kerman and the City Council have planned, financed and developed the necessary support infrastructure to properly accommodate this growth.
A recent survey indicated that that Kerman has one of the lowest crime rates of incorporated cities in Fresno County. In addition to an extensive parks system (over 47 acres of developed parks) the City of Kerman offers a wide variety of youth and senior citizen recreational activities, programs and transit services.
The community is served by the Kerman Unified School District (KUSD), a District of approximately 4,840 students with seven campuses:
- Goldenrod Elementary School (Kindergarten through 6)
- Kerman-Floyd Elementary School (Preschool through 6)
- Liberty Elementary School (Kindergarten through 6)
- Sunday Empire Elementary School (Kindergarten through 6)
- Kerman Middle School (7 through 8)
- Kerman High School (9 through 12)
Alternative Education programs at Enterprise High School. KUSD continues to be one of the strongest small school districts in the Central Valley. The Kerman Unified School District continues to be one of the strongest small school districts in the Central Valley. Dedicated and competent staff lead the way in providing quality education for Kerman’s youth.
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The number one goal of the Mayor and City Council is to support business and encourage new development. This focus on economic development has resulted in great successes for Kerman. The City's strong economic base and favorable business climate have attracted a number of new retailers and led to major industrial expansions. Kerman is becoming the center of opportunity in the Fresno County region where families and businesses thrive.
Kerman is a place "Where Community Comes First". Come visit Kerman and experience the Service, Safety and Livability of our City!