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Pricipal's Message

Welcome to a new school year. I am humbly honored and excited to be the new Principal of Captain Joaquin Castro Elementary School. I look forward to creating strong and collaborative relationships with all students, staff, and parents of this great community. Together, we will implement best practices that will help chisel our students into the future leaders of tomorrow.
Our goal is to provide the highest quality of education to our Raiders. During these unprecedented times, rest assured knowing that we will work diligently to ensure our students obtain diverse instruction suitable to meet their needs, and we are lucky to set trends and be part of this journey. I look forward to meeting with you and together redefining excellence.
Captain Joaquin Castro Elementary
“Redefining Excellence”
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Spirit Week March 1 - March 5, 2021 Featured Photo

Spirit Week March 1 - March 5, 2021

Next week is Texas Public Schools Week and Read Across America! Lets show our Raider Spirit by participating in next week's Spirit Week! You can email pictures to or send them to your homeroom teachers. Go Raiders!!!
World Read Aloud Day Featured Photo

World Read Aloud Day

Raiders, this week we celebrate World Read Aloud Day! 📚 World Read Aloud Day was founded by to celebrate reading. This annual event, "is an opportunity for people around the globe to celebrate the joy of reading aloud and to advocate for stories as tools to build community, literacy, and equity." 📕 Join us by clicking on one of the resources and enjoying a story with your child! 📕 👉🏻 Storyline Online Playlist --> 👉🏻 GetEpic Books -->
Students First * Innovation * Collaborative Ownership
Diversity * Continuous Learning
Our Vision: Mission CISD will prepare and inspire all students to be equipped to excel in the college and career of their choice, dominate 21st century skills in leadership, knowledge, language, and technology to compete in a global economy and serve as successful citizens in their community.

Fast Facts

  • Open enrollment full-day pre-K
  • 1,076 Professional Certifications Earned by Students
  • 12,000 College hours earned by class of 2017
  • Robotics Programs compete Nationally