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 and Science classes during the week.
  • Field Trips, Humanities, and Holiday Celebrations are some more highlights.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-5
Year Founded1986
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$245
Summer Program Cost Notes$245 per week
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students154 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Castlehill Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNov. 15 / Feb. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,650
Tuition NotesCastlehill accepts tax credits and encourages families to participate to subsidize up to 100% of tuition costs.
Admissions DirectorStephanie Basiliere

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Science, Sports Club, Yoga Club

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

School Notes

  • 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 and Science classes during the week. Field Trips, Humanities, and Holiday Celebrations are some more highlights.

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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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