Castlemont Elementary School

School News

Public notifications of hearings and meetings as required by law.


The public can give input on CUSD's district-wide Local Control & Accountability Plan (LCAP) for providing quality education to more than 7,600 students in preschool through eighth grade. 

Two meeting opportunities:
Wed., Jan. 18, at 9 a.m., and/or Tue., Jan. 24, at 6:30 p.m. 
(Each meeting will be held at the PLC building at Monroe Middle School, 1055 S. Monroe St, San Jose CA.)

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All parents considering Castlemont School for Kindergarten or Transitional Kindergarten for their 2017-2018 school year are welcome to attend our Open Enrollment Tour on Friday, January 20 at 8:35.  (Other incoming grade levels are welcome, too.)

Also, watch our video to get a preview!

District Sends Winter Newsletter


News for CUSD families AND the greater community

Campbell Union School District publishes a newsletter, Beyond the Expected, for the greater community twice per year.  Click on the school flyers link to read the latest edition of Beyond the Expected, or download it in English or Spanish.

Letter from Superintendent Andrew Outlines Next Steps in Campbell Middle School Transformation

Dear Parents,

Campbell Union School District continuously seeks to ensure that every Campbell school is a place where students, parents, and staff thrive. As outlined in our mission and vision statements, we constantly strive to provide programs that will meet and exceed the needs of our students, staff and community.

Providing our students and community with education options and proven, innovative programs is accomplished through the focused efforts of all of our…

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Totally 80's Family Dance


Get in the groove by rockin’ your fluorescents and bust a move on over to the Castlemont MU Room for a Totally 80’s Family Dance on Feb. 3rd at 6-8 pm.  Pre-order tickets are $8 each and will not be sold at the door.  Only 300 tickets are available, so order early! All children must be accompanied by a parent. This is a teacher sponsored fundraiser to raise money for the classroom.   Come rock your 80’s apparel and join us for an evening of some rad fun!

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The Importance of Sleep Routines for Young Children

Lack of sleep isn't just a problem for busy adults. Kids of all ages are not getting an adequate amount of sleep, affecting both their development and behavior. The National Sleep Foundation reports that 25 percent of infants, toddlers and preschoolers are sleepy during the day, and 30 percent of school-aged kids have trouble getting up in the morning. Establishing soothing bedtime routines helps keep young children from becoming part of these statistics.

Bedtime routines play an important role in…

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Got Pix???


Get your pictures in the yearbook! The Yearbook Staff invites Castlemont staff, students and parents to submit photos for the yearbook. If you've got great photos of school and community events or you and your friends just having fun, we'd like to see them. Our photographers can't be everywhere. Help us get as many photos as possible to create a terrific book everyone will want to have. The Yearbook Staff will review all photos and determine final yearbook content. We cannot guarantee that all submissions can be used in the book.

Here is how you can submit photos online:

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Board Games Needed


Do you have any board games lying around that you want to get rid of?  If so, Castlemont will take your elementary appropriate games.  We are in need of games for our “Dragons’ Den” and “Castles in the Sky” recess rooms.  The Castlemont staff thanks you for your support. 

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From time to time students need a change of clothes in the health office. We appreciate donations of pants, sizes 5 to 10, especially for girls. Elastic waistbands are are very helpful.

We are also in need of clean plastic shopping bags.

Please drop off your gently used pants and plastic bags in the office. Thank you!

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Otis Spunkmeyer Fundraiser


The HSC will be fundraising with Otis Spunkmeyer beginning February 6th through the 28th.

We love the idea of selling Otis Spunkmeyer cookie dough not only because it’s so easy to sell, but also because it’s delicious!

• A well-known brand whose gourmet quality is preferred and trusted by consumers

• Made with the finest ingredients including real butter. Contains 0 grams trans fats, no added preservatives and no partially hydrogenated oils

• Pre-portioned for convenience—no thawing, scooping, or mixing.

Thanks for doing your part to make this…