Castle Elementary School

SchoolDistrict 622


Revised School Hours for Castle Elementary School

Beginning Tuesday, April 1 through Wednesday, May 28, the new school hours for Castle Elementary School will be: 8:45 a.m. to 3:24 p.m. 

The school day extension is needed to add six additional hours of instructional time back into the calendar following a sixth weather-related school cancellation in February.  School hours will revert back to their original schedules from May 29 through June 6. To read the full article, including bus information and a list of adjusted hours for all district schools, click here.
Jump Rope for Heart was successful and lots of fun!  All grade levels 1 - 5 got their turn to jump rope or hula hoop and had a great time! Check out the slide show: 


Today is Tuesday April 22
Cycle Day 3

 Lunch today includes Brunch for Lunch

Recess:    Students it is very important to bring all your items with you to lunch (jackets - tennis shoes) and remember our outside expectations : ***Please be careful on the equipment as it can get very slippery***Take Turns*** Stay in the boundaries***DO NOT hang on the basketball hoops*** PLEASE stay away from the classroom windows during recess - it is very disruptive for teachers and for students*** Line up when called***
Reminder: Download the revised 2013-2014 district calendar here.

Contact Us

Castle Elementary School

6675 50th Street North

Oakdale, MN 55128

School Hours: 8:45am - 3:15pm

Office Hours: 7:30am – 4:00pm

Phone: 651-748-6700

Attendance Line: 651-748-6717

Fax: 651-748-6791



Interim Principal Bridget Bruner, 651-748-6710 
Principal Allie Storti, 651-748-6710

Administrative Support

Principal's Secretary Karla Lawinger, 651-748-6700

Receptionist Missy Martinez, 651-748-6707

Health Office

School Nurse Lisa Johnson, 651-748-6715


Student Services

Social Worker Diane Peterson, 651-748-6766

Psychologist Linda Kallevang, 651-748-6765


Adventure Connection Site Supervisor

Renell Papadakis, 651-748-6798


Parent Involvement Coordinator

Staff Directory
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(Check back soon for the updated directory!)


Welcome to Castle Elementary School where all staff work collaboratively to prepare our students to be lifelong learners and leaders in our school community and beyond.  I am honored to be your principal and could not be more thrilled for another amazing school year!!!

Our incredibly talented staff shares the collective vision that we are all equipped, inspired and committed to improving our world.  Through our core values:  Accountability, Community, Courage, Embracing Individuality, Integrity, Respect, and Trust, we strive to promote accountability and collaboration for allstakeholders.  We have high expectationsfor our students and believe it is important for children to be active participants in their education and learn to be accountable for their actions from an early age. 

For those new to Castle Elementary School, we are a neighborhood school with nearly 500 students K-5th grade learners.  We have a strong focus in literacy, mathematics, social studies and science.  We also offer a variety of programs meeting student interests and learning needs, which include, Vocal Music, Physical Education and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Special Education, Sail (Gifted and Talented), Young Scholars, Choir, English Learners and Title One.  We believe technology enhances student learning and all classrooms are equipped with SMARTboards to engage students and build on technology skills. 

Castle staff and families work in partnership to provide excellent learning opportunities for our students.  Our classrooms are structured around the components of Responsive Classroom, which includes the belief that academic learning happens best within a positive school context. We also take a positive approach to our behavior intervention to ensure all students feel connected to the community and succeed at Castle. 

We strongly believe in a partnership with our Castle Families.  Each of you brings a strength which will benefit our learning community. We look forward to our continued partnership.  Families are valued partners and are encouraged to visit our school, consult with staff and participate in school functions.

Thank you for entrusting us with your children and partnering with us to ensure the best educational opportunities for all learners.

Please feel free to contact me through our office at 651-748-6710 or via email

My Best,

Allie Storti

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