Castle Park Elementary School

25 Emerson Street, Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 422-5301
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 401 students 16 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

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California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Chula Vista Elementary School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

34%
54%
46%
56%
77%
66%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Chula Vista Elementary School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

63%
76%
65%
79%
81%
72%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Chula Vista Elementary School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

49%
69%
60%
78%
76%
65%
39%
65%
57%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Chula Vista Elementary School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

61%
74%
60%
50%
70%
55%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Chula Vista Elementary School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Castle Park Elementary School is a public middle school in Chula Vista. The principal of Castle Park Elementary School is Alicia Moreno, who can be contacted at alicia.moreno@cvesd.org. 401 students go to Castle Park Elementary School and are mostly Hispanic; Filipino; and White, non-Hispanic. 49% of the Castle Park Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 89% of the 401 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Castle Park Elementary School is 16:1. Castle Park Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Sports

  • Baseball
  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 89% 65%
Filipino 4% 10%
White, non-Hispanic 4% 12%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 4%
Asian 1.0% 2%
Multiracial 0.7% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.7% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% %
Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.6%
Unspecified 0.2% 5%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 89% 36%
Limited English proficiency 49% 36%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    This school is no good this is the first year my children are attending this school and so far i am very disatisfied they have changed my child's teacher 3 times this year without notifying the parents My child also gets bullied I have talked to the teacher and does nothing also I've tried talking to principal and she is always to busy to talk to any parents she is just rude! My children will not return to this school next year they need to work on a lot of issues at Castle Elementary Park Elementary I do not recommend this School to anyone!

  • (2 years ago)

    I am very unsatisfied with the principals performance.(Ms. Moreno). my child has had a few incidents with the same bully and no one seems to care. I told her I would like to know that any bullying would not be tolerated and that I would like to meet with the bullies parents her reply was that is an unreasonable request. Other incident my child got fiberglass yes fiberglass all over her legs as well as another student the same day. I took pics of the bench before and after maintenance crew serviced the bench. I could have done a better job with some sand paper fiberglass and paint. This school has the lowest score and when I spoke with the principal about that matter all she said is working to improve. I told her that i would like to meet with her and the superintendent and on her terms and she says that i would have to first make arrangements to meet with he superintendent. The school looks crummy and she is always out. I agree with previous comment that this principal is power hungry and does not care about the school. I am embarrassed to say my child attends this school.

  • (3 years ago)

    The principle is power hungry very rude and short with the parents. Please don't ask any questions because she is Always busy and never have time to answer. On another note the teachers do take the time to help. Unfortunately my child will not be returning back to this place. We will find a school where parents and students are equally treated with respect.

  • (4 years ago)

    We are a transfer out. The teachers are excellent but there has been a lot of trouble with the leadership and direction of the school. I feel sorry for the teachers because they have a difficult job and not enough concerned parents and a very difficult and unfriendly management style. So sad because at one time I would have put my child here.

  • (6 years ago)

    My daughter Bella M. was always happy day to day to attend school with Mrs. Mamasig she is the best teacher my daughter had! Mr. Crellin my son's teacher 6 grade he is always on top of his students. Staff and other people that help around very well dedicated. I love this school. So sad my daughter needs to attend home school.. I hope we get the best with teachers in this school. I highly recommend this school Special Ed are the greatest!!!!!Principal Thank you so much for your support your doing a great job with your kids! Maria

  • (7 years ago)

    The school in general could be better but my daughter had the pleasure of being a student in Mrs. Bartkiewicz class. She is a wonderful teacher and my daughter enjoyed everyday of school. Mrs. B makes the extra effort to develop an individual relationship with each of her students and I admire that.

  • (7 years ago)

    my little girl angie has been in proving so much at this school than rice it is the best school she really got pushed b her teachers mr.jhonsen (who last day is today)and mrs.spurgon I think they are wonderful and need to be paid more

  • (9 years ago)

    This school wasn't my first choice for my son but I think it has improved these past 2 years despite changing principals every year. My son had 2 excellent teachers that really pushed and challenged him to his full extent. Ms.Spurgeon is a excellent teacher who really helped my son with his weakness math. Also Mr. Crellin is a excellent teacher. I think the parents also have to do their part and help their children. Teachers can only do so much. So overall I think this school is A okay.

  • (10 years ago)

    I highly recommend you don't send your kids to this school. Look at the scores parents......That is what they are for!

  • (11 years ago)

    Mrs. Hanson is a wonderful kindergarten teacher. We are glad our little girl was fortunate enough to have her for her teacher. She had a very well rounded experience for kindergarten.

  • (11 years ago)

    This is the worst school. My kids went to it for 1 year and that was 1 year too long. The school is out of control and if you don't speak Spanish you don't get included in anything. We are in the USA the language is English! Talked to teachers talked to the principle they didn't do anything. I took my kids out and they are at a a great school now. Look at the test scores of this school! Bad! Do your homework and research other schools.

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