Our Principal, Mrs. Vargas
Castelar Elementary Family,
Welcome to the Castelar Webpage! My name is Adriana Vargas and I am the principal at Castelar Elementary. Our mission at Castelar is to provide every student the opportunity to achieve his or her highest potential. It is important that the entire school community work together and collaborate to create a strong learning community. Therefore, the involvement of parents and our community, as part of our team, will ensure that each child will achieve both academic and social success. We encourage parents to get involved and join us is creating a strong foundation for every child’s future. I extend to you an open invitation to visit Castelar Elementary on a regular basis to share in your child’s education.
Castelar staff is dedicated in providing quality education to over 620 Pre-kindergarten through fifth grade students. Our School Improvement Plan is designed to focus on reading, math, and school climate while maintaining a supportive and safe environment for all students. Teachers meet on a regular basis to design and evaluate lessons that meet individual needs. Our teachers work hard to offer endless opportunities for our students to excel in all academic areas.
Castelar offers a unique Dual Language program for interested students in Kindergarten through fifth grade. Students receive daily instruction in both English and Spanish. Castelar is dedicated to ensure that each child in the Dual Language Program acquires the skills and knowledge to succeed in a global society by working towards the following goals: bilingualism, biliteracy, cross-cultural abilities and high academic achievement. We are very proud to be recognized as a distinguished International Spanish Academy by the Department of Education of Spain.
Thank you for visiting our website. Please don’t hesitate to call if you have any questions or concerns.
Together we can make a difference!
Cardinals ~ Determined to Succeed!