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On June 11th, Castlemont Community Transformation Schools (CCTS) filed a petition with Oakland Unified School District to open a TK-5 and grades 6-8 public charter school. With the goal of opening in Fall of 2015, CCTS will be a family of community schools offering the highest-quality educational services and wrap-around support to children and youth from cradle-to-career.

Read our petition

Read the petition we submitted on June 11, 2014 to the Oakland Unified School District. Learn more about our mission, vision, outreach and educational program. The full CCTS petition is accessible online here [link].

Meet, Greet, Eat!

In advance of Thursday’s public hearing, representatives of CCTS and supporters will gather for an afternoon barbeque on Thursday, June 26th, from 1:00pm - 3:00pm at Youth UpRising to meet and share with each other the importance of a high quality live-go education model in East Oakland. We hope you’ll join us!

Attend Our Public Hearing

Join us and show your support for Castlemont Community Transformation Schools at a Public Hearing on Thursday, June 26th at 4:00 pm at Cole Middle School (1011 Union St Oakland, CA).

Get Involved

Want to contribute to CCTS? There are several ways to do so. Provide a testimonial, host a house party, write a letter of support, promote our mission and petition online. Contact us at to find out how you can help make community transformation happen.