Middle School

Castilleja School academics middle school

Grades 6-8

Our Middle School girls develop into confident young women in an intellectually engaging, relevant, inclusive and joyful environment in which risks are celebrated, feedback welcomed, skills honed, and individuals are mutually respected and supported.

Growing Confidence

Middle School is a safe place to take risks and develop a strong sense of self.

"I have grown in purposeful reflection by understanding that feedback is given to help and not to judge so that I can correct my mistake the next time."

Class of 2022 Student

Divergent Thinking

"Creativity is intelligence having fun."Albert Einstein


Learning is cool; excitement is both tangible and infectious.

Intellectual Adventure

"In sixth grade, I learned to take risks in and out of the classroom." Class of 2024 STUDENT


“Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.” Amy Poehler


At Castilleja, every individual is seen, heard, and respected.

In the Company of Girls

"You don't have to be smart to fit in; you just have to be yourself." Class of 2024 STUDENT
“One veteran expressed that he was so happy that children cared enough to come and visit and listen. Sometimes just simply being there to listen can make such a big difference.”

Madison A. ’22