Castelar Elementary School  Logo

New Students

To enroll for our 2018-2019 Mandarin Dual Language Program, click the picture. The application window is from Oct. 2 to Nov. 9, 2017. Late application begins Feb. 1, 2018


Click above and apply to become a parent volunteer.

Cafe LA Menus


T-Shirts and Polo's are available for purchase in our main office.



Alumni Registry

Friends and former students. Are you interested in upcoming events? Click on the picture below to register your information.



On May 5th, students got to see police dogs in action.


Backpack Drive

The First Chinese Baptist Church delivered 700 backpacks fill with school supplies for every student. Thank you FCBC!


Breathmobile at Barlow Hospital

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Welcome to


Our students follow the Three Be's

Be Safe, Be Respectful, Be Responsible

Upcoming events

Parent Conferences Begins February 26

Shortened days, 1:44pm dismissal - Feb 26 & 28, March 1, 2 & 5

Chinese New Year

Urban Garden

perfect attendances

We have 228 students with perfect attendances and no tardy in the first semester.

parent volunteer breakfast


Meet our student council



For over 40 years, Colburn have been performing for our students.

Google in the classroom

Students testing out Google's AR program. Can you see Kevin holding a dinosaur?

Angels Flight

Marathon Kids

October 16 was the start of our Marathon Kids Club.

Math/Science Night

Parent Academy

On Friday Sept. 29, 2017, we launched our first parent academy. These classes are designed to educate parents in school curriculum, policies and the procedures.


DIAVOLO| Architecture in Motion, provides dance classes to our students. They were on America's got Talent. Thank you Councilmember Gil Cedillo for sending this wonderful group to our school.

Kaiser Education

September 18, 2017 Performers from Kaiser Permanente's Educational Theatre brought the Conflict Management Program to our school.

Family Art Night

Today: 2/23/18

TK-5th Grade Schedule

Regular Days

8:00 am - 2:24 pm

Banked Time Tuesday

8:00 am - 1:20 pm

Shortened Days

8:00 am - 1:44 pm

Minimum Days

8:00 am - 12:29 pm

Parent Meetings



Castelar is proud to be in partnership with Education through Music!

ETM support students in inner city schools, so they can have the opportunity to experience music as a core curriculum.

Community Supporters

Community partners who support our school.

  • Alpine Recreation Center
  • American Legion Department of California
  • Asian American Tutorial Project
  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice
  • Asian Pacific Counseling & ...more



Thank you for 39 years of support and donations to our school! Their 40th walk/run is on February 25, 2018. Click on their logo to register for this event.




Thank you for all your support!


Jan from JPL came to speak with our students about going into science and engineering.


It's our favorite ice cream place.

Thank you for your support!

LA Times Contest

Allison and Sarah won 2nd and 1st place in the LA Times "Save Energy LA" writing contest. In the middle is Michael Whitley, Assistant Managing Editor of Design.

CPR for parents

Parents received CPR training from County USC

ETM Special Guest