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The Castlewood School

Castlewood Community Happenings

Starting on January 4, 2021, all currently blended learning students will be attending school for in-person learning five days per week!

Please see the Five Day Model FAQs Page for more information.


Tuesday, January 12th!

Show your school spirit by wearing your PJs!

Digital Accessibility

We are working to make this website easier to access for people with disabilities, and will follow the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, Level AA.

If you need assistance with a particular page or document on our current site, please email jcosentino5@schools.nyc.gov for assistance.

Vision Statement

At Castlewood, we strive to meet the needs of our students and ensure that our unique and diverse population has strong academic opportunities. We do this by assuming a multi -faceted approach to learning and through the development of advanced literacy skills to prepare our students for life in the 21st Century.

Mission Statement

In order to support all students, Castlewood will bolster instruction in all classrooms and ensure that every student acquires, and every parent/guardian understands, advanced literacy skills by creating equitable learning opportunities for culturally and linguistically diverse students. We will provide a welcoming and affirming environment, high expectations, rigorous instruction, inclusive curricula, and assessments through ongoing professional learning and support as well as family engagement opportunities.