About Us

About Castlebay Lane Charter Elementary


Castlebay Lane Charter Elementary School serves children from kindergarten through fifth grade in the Porter Ranch neighborhood. We have 741 students currently enrolled, 29 classroom teachers, and two Resource teachers. Additionally, we have instructors in art, music, theatre, science, and computer. 11% of our students are identified as Gifted and Talented, 7% of our students are English Learners, and over 15 languages are spoken by our school community.

In the spring of 2017, 73% of our students scored Proficient or Advanced  on the SBAC in English Language Arts, 71% of our students scored Proficient or Advanced on the SBAC in math.  For additional information review California Dashboard.


School Mission Statement

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.


Castlebay's Success

Castlebay's success is the result of our dedication to the continuous improvement in our instructional program,  our highly qualified faculty, a motivated student body, and a strong partnership with our parents.

Bell Schedule 2017-2018


Start and End Times Regular Day:


Kindergarten: 8:11am - 2:34pm

Grades 1-5: 8:21am - 2:44pm


Minimum Day Hours


Kindergarten: 8:11am - 12:44pm

Grades 1-5: 8:21am- 12:54pm


Early Tuesdays


Kindergarten: 8:11am-1:34pm

Grades 1-5: 8:21am- 1:44pm


Please review Marquee for any changes to schedules