Welcome to Castillero Middle School


    Castillero Middle School offers families a variety of amazing educational opportunities, with an emphasis on the visual and performing arts. Our staff knows that “together we are better” and continues to provide excellence in all classrooms using Common Core State Standards to increase students depth of knowledge and critical thinking skills for students in each subject area.

    Our school is nestled in the foothills of the Almaden Valley and students flock to our school for the opportunity to experience excellence in academics, diversity and the arts. Castillero is a WEB, Where Everybody Belongs school and promotes 8th grade students taking on active roles as mentors to help our 6th grade students transition into middle school. Our school is largely supported by parent groups including our PTA, Educational Foundation and Music Boosters whom strive to provide education access and opportunities to all students through a caring and nurturing environment.


Vision Statement
All San Jose Unified School District students are inspired and prepared to succeed in a global society
Mission Statement
San Jose Unified School District’s mission is to eliminate the opportunity gap and provide every student with the finest 21st century education.