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At least one parent must be a Christian and have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. We teach and conduct our school from a distinctively evangelistic Christian point-of-view. We ask parents to read our Statement of Faith and to sign it indicating support for the fact that those doctrines will be taught.
Castle Hills is accredited through ACSI, recognized by the Texas Education Agency via TEPSAC (Texas Private School Accreditation Commission). Students graduate with a full transcript accepted at all colleges and universities.
Curriculum guides are monitored and updated yearly. Textbooks and resources are then chosen that will best match the objectives of a given grade level or course; therefore, a variety of publishers and resources are used. In all classes, Biblical integration is a priority.
Castle Hills has security officers on duty. We also have locked entrances and security cameras in every room.
Secondary classes start at 8:20 a.m. and end at 3:50 p.m.
We follow a traditional schedule with 8 classes per day. Athletics/Physical Education is 8th period for Middle School and 7th period for High School. Athletics takes place for both Middle School and High School after school.
“If it exists, it exists to serve.” Using this as our motto, every grade level, extracurricular group, and sports team conduct at least one service project or outreach every year. Juniors and seniors take part in a mission trip. Our school has long-standing relationships with several mission agencies/groups.
While Castle Hills does not utilize STAAR testing, we do conduct the Terra Nova 3 test from McGraw Hill and InView Abilities Test. The results are used to evaluate our teaching and students’ academic growth from year to year. No instructional time is used to “teach to the test.”
Yes. Castle Hills does require uniforms. Guidelines are in our Parent/Student Handbook. Uniforms can be purchased at Flynn O’Hara Uniform Company (located on 2108 N.W. Military Hwy., San Antonio, Texas 78213). Click Here for the Flyn O’Hara Uniform Company website >.
Lunches are provided by A Matter of Taste Catering. The goal of “AMOT” is to encourage children to eat well balanced meals by offering child-friendly foods that are appetizing and nutritious. A variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, foods that are baked, not fried, and serve age-appropriate portion sizes will be provided for a lunch fee. Prices vary according to grade level. For more info, go to the AMOT website >.
Parent Login Address: https://mot.ahotlunch.com/login
Castle Hills does not provide a bus system for transportation of students to and from school; however, we do have busses/shuttles that are used for field trips and school activities.
The ratio for K-6 students to teachers is 16:1. As grade levels advance, classes become larger. Even still, no class enrollment exceeds 22 students, unless an aide is available to assist the teacher.
English Language and Composition (11th grade)
English Literature and Composition (12th grade)
U. S. History (11thgrade)
U.S. Government (12th grade)
Calculus AB (12th grade)
Student Council, National Honor Society, Fine Arts (Choir, Band, Art, Theater Arts and Yearbook are all offered as elective courses), Athletics (Six-Man Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Cross-Country, Track and Field, Swimming, Tennis, and Golf), and the Leadership Academy.