Castlehill Country Day School

Castlehill Country Day School is Southern Arizona's premiere Elementary School.
Specializing in academic excellence, Castlehill provides students with a well-rounded education that builds a foundation for both future academic efforts and a good life.
In addition to the enriching curriculum, students attend Art, Computer, Music, Spanish, Physical Development, Library and Science classes during the week.
Field Trips, Humanities, and Holiday Celebrations are some more highlights.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-5
  • Enrollment: 156 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,500
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-5
Year Founded
1986
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
156 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Castlehill Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Students receive a school shirt to wear on Fridays to show school spirit on Fridays, and on field trips.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Castlehill accepts tax credits and encourages families to participate to subsidize up to 100% of tuition costs. We also accept ESA funds.
Summer Program Cost
$245
Summer Program Cost Notes
$245 per week
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$7,000
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Stephanie Basiliere

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Coding Club, Science, Sports Club, Yoga Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Program, Computer Lab, Music Program, Spanish Language Program

School Notes

  • Castlehill Country Day School is Southern Arizona's premiere Elementary School. Castlehill inspires a lifelong love of learning in all of our students. Specializing in academic excellence, Castlehill provides students with a well-rounded education that builds a foundation for both future academic efforts and a good life. In addition to the enriching curriculum, students attend Art, Computer, Music, Spanish, Physical Development and Science classes during the week. Field Trips, Humanities, and Holiday Celebrations are some more highlights.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Castlehill Country Day School cost?
Castlehill Country Day School's tuition is approximately $11,500 for private students and $245 for summer students.
What is the acceptance rate of Castlehill Country Day School?
The acceptance rate of Castlehill Country Day School is 85%, which is lower than the national average of 88%.
Does Castlehill Country Day School offer a summer program?
Yes, Castlehill Country Day School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
When is the application deadline for Castlehill Country Day School?
The application deadline for Castlehill Country Day School is Jan. 31 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 31 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).
In what neighborhood is Castlehill Country Day School located?
Castlehill Country Day School is located in the Old Fort Lowell neighborhood of Tucson, AZ. There are 1 other private schools located in Old Fort Lowell.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I attended Castlehill from preschool to 5th grade. It made going to school so much fun. The teachers were so nice, caring, and made whatever we were learning fun and engaging. In fact, I am still in contact with some of them. The class sizes are smaller, so I got more one-on-one time with the teacher. I will also learn leadership and how to be a good friend Castlehill also has amazing specials like music and art. In art, we once made sunflowers inspired by Vincent Van Gogh. And in music some of my favorite memories are putting on the Dora and Diego show in preschool and At The Hop in 5th Grade. The science program is one of the best. We learned about cells to electricity and fun experiments to go along with each unit. We also got to play with the baby tortoise and snakes if there was anytime after class. In Spanish, we didn't just learn the language we learned about the culture. And since the world is evolving into using more technology, Castlehill has a whole class based on technology. You learn to type fast and how to navigate the Internet safely. Castlehill has a big library where kids get to discover new books and expand their horizons with new genres. Castlehill is the best school to send your child. I absolutely loved it. And I wish I was still there.
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Amazing staff and curricula. Extremely inviting and safe campus. Our daughter loves everything about Castlehill, it`s staff, and her classmates.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-5
  • Enrollment: 156 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,500
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Tucson, AZ is $9,127 for elementary schools and $13,013 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tucson, AZ is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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