Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Ms. Nanci Kauffman
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
4
Music
including: Chamber music
4
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Media arts Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Italian
Spanish

Support

19
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Tutoring
Level of special education programming None
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 61% 26%
Asian or Pacific Islander 30% 11%
Two or more races 3% 3%
Black 3% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 1%
Hispanic 1% 52%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

12
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
0
Boys Sports
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Diving
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Water polo
Boys sports None
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council

Teachers

18
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Dance teacher
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School counselor
Tutor(s)

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation options (misc.) Free Palo Alto Shuttle

Enrollment

Learn more Www.castilleja.org/admission
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 01/16/2014
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012