Castillero Middle School

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6384 Leyland Park Dr

San Jose, CA 95120

(408) 535-6385

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,244

Students Per Teacher: 22

Parent Reviews

40 Parent Reviews for Castillero Middle School

Im currently a 7th grader and i absolutely love this school. i have had problems of my own and when the school found out, they got help for me right away! i was crying a lot at the time but it made me feel batter about myself and i have great friends who are always there for me. i am i the band program ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/23/14

Personally I think this school is how you say TERRIBLE! Its filled with a bunch of jugdemental white kids who make fun of others for being different! The teachers are mean especially the gym teachers. And the school is way to strict with their dress code. They wont even let you were a V neck even with ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/22/14

This school is amazing! People often judge it by its low API scores scores and say that it is because of bad teaching, but that's not the case! The teachers are all awesome and are passionate about teaching, but it's only the kids who don't care about learning and education that make this school seem ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/12/14

Castillero is a good middle school with excellent electives like Art, Music and Spanish. The teachers are passionate in the electives. Others are there out of tenure for core subjects. There math program is lacking judging by how my daughter struggled in high school. On the whole it is a good school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/26/13

Horrible school if a student has no interest in the arts; if the arts are a passion, the electives are fantastic. The advanced math classes are also great and leave students well prepared for high school. On the other hand, the science classes do not prepare for high school in any way, shape, or form. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/18/13

My son was dreading going to Castillero since he had heard about the bullying and poor leadership/academics. We did look at moving but it didn't work out so we decided to give the school a chance. Yes, they bus in a lot of kids and there is an emphasis on the arts. I don't agree with every policy and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/04/13

This is our "home" school and if you're child is not into the arts you are a total outsider. I find the school to be lacking in science and math. They school is too overcrowded and buses in students from other parts of the city. I understand the need for this magent, but feel they should balance out ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/02/13

I went to Castillero and found the classes lacking,no sense of community and tolerance. It's way too crowded. I was involved in the choirs and it wasn't that great. If I could I would have went to another middle school.

Posted by a other on 01/28/13

I just returned from my daughter's orchestra concert, and as always I come away from a Castillero event thinking, "Parents would expect to pay thousands of dollars in tuition if this were a private school!" Castillero has 6 bands, 5 orchestras, 5 choirs, a full time drama teacher, a full time dance ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/19/13

Castillero has excellent music, drama and art programs and offers high school courses like algebra 1 and geometry for students advanced In mathematics.

Posted by a parent on 10/21/12

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Test scores for Castillero Middle School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Castillero Middle School
San Jose Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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San Jose schools — Castillero Middle School is located at 6384 Leyland Park Dr, San Jose CA 95120. 6384 Leyland Park Dr is in the 95120 ZIP code in San Jose, CA The school district for Castillero Middle School is the San Jose Unified School District. Castillero Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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