Details overview

Hours 07:55 AM - 03:25 PM
School leader Mr. Michael Pinkston
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Religious affiliation Baptist
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Faith-based
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
7
Music
including: Jazz band
5
AP Classes
including: Physics 1: Algebra-Based
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Improv
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Spanish
AP classes offered Calculus AB
English Language and Composition
Physics 1: Algebra-Based
United States Government and Politics
United States History

Support

15
Facilities
including: Playground
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
College / career center
Computer lab
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
College preparation resources College/career counseling
College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Special education program details Castle Hills provides our SOAR program to students struggling in certain subjects or with minor learning disabilities.
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 2 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 0
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 0

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 53% 31%
Hispanic 29% 51%
Black 7% 13%
Two or more races 7% 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 4% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

10
Girls Sports
including: Track
10
Boys Sports
including: PE classes
11
Clubs
including: Homework help / Study buddy club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Golf
PE classes
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Diving
Football
Golf
PE classes
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Clubs Community service
Drama club
Drum line
Homework help / Study buddy club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Science club
Special Olympics
Student council / government
Foreign language and culture club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Christian PreSchool
  Other Christian Schools
  Public Schools

Awards

Academic award Science Fair (multiple)
Year received 2014
Academic award Math Olympics (multiple)
Year received 2014
Academic award Speech Meet
Year received 2014

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
College counselor
Educational diagnostician
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
School counselor
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Castle Hills offers rolling admission based on class availability. For more information on how to apply for the 2016-2017 school year, please contact Mrs. Susan Covarrubia, Director of Admissions, at 210-377-8485 or via email at scovarrubia@castlehills.school, to set up a campus tour.
Learn more Www.castlehills.school
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Interview
Recommendations
Transcript
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application fee waivers available? Yes
Tuition range (low) $4000
Tuition range (high) $7000
For the year 2015-2016
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No
# of applications received 134
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 100
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012