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Coordinates: Castlemont Community of Small Schools is a community of three small schools in Oakland, California, created by splitting up Castlemont High School, formerly known as East Oakland High School. The schools are:
Castlemont High School was founded in 1929 in a medieval-style building. The architecture inspires many of the school traditions, such as the sports teams being named "Knights" and "Crusaders" and the school newspaper Ye Castle Crier. The motto is "Build on and make thy castles high and fair, rising upward to the skies."
Its Basketball teams in, 1973, 1976, & 1979 were winners of the Tournament of Champions (T.O.C.), formerly the northern California championships, and its track team in 1975 Maurice Glass held high school indoor sprint record. In 1983, Derrick Adams took first place in the 130 lbs wrestling California State Championship, the only Oakland Section person to ever place first in his weight class.
Former School Choir, "The Castleers", whose members in the 1970s toured the world performing a variety of songs that included R&B and gospel.
Castlemont Community of Small Schools forms part of the Oakland Unified School District.
Notable alumni of Castlemont Senior High School include:
- Lafayette Elementary
- Achieve Academy
- Acorn Woodland Elementary
- Allendale Elementary
- Alliance Academy
- Alternative Learning Community
- American Indian Public Charter
- American Indian Public Charter School Ii
- American Indian Public High
- Arise High
- Bella Vista Elementary
- Berkley Maynard Academy
- Bret Harte Middle
- Brookfield Elementary
- Burckhalter Elementary
- Business, Entrepreneurial School Of Technology Hig
- California College Preparatory Academy
- Carl B. Munck Elementary
- New Highland Academy
- Montera Middle
- Montclair Elementary
- Monarch Academy
- Millsmont Academy