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Our Mission

Castlebay Lane Charter is a Gold Ribbon elementary school dedicated, through its curricular programs and educational opportunities, to educate, challenge, and inspire our students to reach their full potential. This is accomplished through our unique community based partnership.

News & Announcements

Castlebay Lane Hosts Astronomy Night

Castlebay Lane hosted Astronomy Night on November 16, 2018. Members of the Santa Clarita Astronomy Club brought 4 powerful telescopes. Attendees were able to see very vivid images of the Moon, Mars, and Saturn.
Castlebay Lane Hosts Astronomy Night Featured Photo

Moon Rocks Visit Castlebay Lane

Castlebay Lane was able to have Moon Rocks and Meteorites from NASA for two weeks in early October. Mr. Garringer had to attend special training at JPL to become Moon Rock and Meteorite certified to be able to request the materials from NASA. After two weeks the Moon Rocks and Meteorites had to be sent back to NASA.
Moon Rocks Visit Castlebay Lane Featured Photo

Writing Night Parent Workshop

Do you think you can’t write? Do you want to know how to help your child become an effective writer? Come to the Writing Night Parent Workshop on Friday, November 2nd from 6 to 7:30 pm in the Library. If interested, please RSVP by email to Ms. Cipriano at or Ms. Lee at with Writing Parent Workshop in the subject field. Adults only!

VEX IQ Robotics

Thank you for all who attended the VEX IQ Robotics informational session on August 21, 2018.

Gold Ribbon Award

On Monday, April 2, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced the 2018 California Distinguished Schools. Castlebay Lane Charter was one of seventeen LAUSD schools to receive the Gold Ribbon Award.
Mr. Joseph Nacardo, Mr. Tom Torlakson, Mr. David Garringer, and Dr. Donna Gilliland

Star Wars

Students at Castlebay Lane celebrated May the 4th Be With You
May the 4th Be With You

Attendance Award Winners for March

The following classes were March Award Winners based on percentage: Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Genna, Mrs. Nguyen, Mrs. Horosny, Mr. Daniels, Mrs. Rosenberg, and Dr. Fields. Congratulations.
Attendance Award Winner for March

Thank you to our Porter Ranch Neighborhood Council!

Our students LOVED the "Blankets of Love Assembly" where they shared pet stories, reviewed how to properly take care of their pets, and participated in activities that stimulated compassion and empathy for homeless pets and animal shelters.
Blanket of Love

Alice in Wonderland

Castlebay Lane students showcased their acting skills in "Alice in Wonderland"
Alice in Wonderland

Sweetheart Ball

Students and Parents enjoyed the Castlebay Lane Sweetheart Ball.
Castlebay Lane - Sweetheart Ball

Engineering and Science Night

Castlebay Lane hosted its Engineering and Science Night on February 2, 2018. Students designed, engineered, and tested a variety of creations including: telephones, apple carriers, catapults, and lunar landers.
Castlebay Lane Science Night

Halloween 2017

Students and staff showcased their Halloween 2017 spirit.
Castlebay Lane - Halloween 2017

Spotlight Message

Drum Roll Please....
Castlebay's First Place Spelling BEE winners are:
            5th Grade - Breanna Schneider 
            4th Grade - James Deukmedjian
            3rd Grade -  Sasha Khoshkhoo                     
            2nd Grade -   Aarush Tandon
                  Second Place WInners
            5th Grade - Arman Ghasemi
            4th Grade - Sai Hansika
            3rd Grade -  Michael Moriak                    
            2nd Grade -   Diana Bogorad
                 Third Place WInners
            5th Grade - Goutam Ganeshwara
            4th Grade - Kara Lee
            3rd Grade -  Victoria Khalatyan                    
            2nd Grade -   Eliana Sibrian


Calendar of Events

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Science Fair - 2019

The Castlebay Lane Charter Elementary School's 2018 - 2019 Science Fair will be held on March 21, 2019. Attached is information regarding the Science Fair Projects.

Lost & Found Deadline 2-21-18

Our LOST & FOUND Center has been temporarily relocated to the front of the school. Please check for any lost items, BEFORE February 21st, as the school plans to donate any unclaimed clothing, lunch boxes, and water bottles to the homeless shelter.

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Facts & Numbers

  • 62,000 PATH Fundraising
  • 100% Graduation Rate
  • 88.5% English Learner Progress Rate
  • 71% Percent of students at Meet or Exceeds in SBAC Math
  • 81 Number of Parent Volunteers
  • 71.4% Percent of Students with exceptional Attendance
  • 73% Percent of Students at Meet or Exceeds in SBAC English Language Arts
  • 0% Suspension rate