Recent News

Grab & Go Library
Grab & Go Library
Posted on 05/21/2020
Did you hear? Mo is taking the summer off, but our Castleberry ISD Librarians are excited to announce our Grab & Go Library....
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Technology Device Collection
Technology Device Collection
Posted on 05/15/2020
Return devices to your child's campus between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM on the scheduled day for their grade. Pre-K through 1st Grade: Wednesday, May 20 2...
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AVC Teacher of the Year
Posted on 05/07/2020
There are many highly gifted and talented teachers at A.V. Cato, but one stands out among the rest. Congratulations to Mr. Marshall Harrell. He was no...
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OPEN National Field Day
Posted on 05/06/2020
Yes!! You read that right!! A V Cato is going to be participating in the OPEN National Field Day on May 8th!! So far over 16,000 schools are registere...
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Remote Learning at CISD
Posted on 05/05/2020
Dear Parents and Guardians, While the closing of brick and mortar schools may have the district working in uncharted territory, we feel that several...
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Tarrant Area Food Pantry
Posted on 05/04/2020
Families in need may be able to receive aid through the Tarrant Area Food Bank. Please check the TAFB Mobile Pantry Schedule to see which locations ar...
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Round Up
Pre-K and Kinder Round Up
Posted on 05/04/2020
Castleberry ISD will again offer a full day Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) program for the 2020-2021 school year for eligible students. CISD online pre-regi...
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Yearbook 2020
Posted on 04/05/2020
A.V. Cato Elementary Parents and Teachers- Preserve the Memories of 2020. Buy a Yearbook and See All The Fun Photos From All Year Long. ...
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Fort Worth Zoo Visits A.V. Cato
Posted on 02/28/2020
When you can't take your crew to the zoo, you bring the Fort Worth Zoo to you! Thanks to an anonymous donor, the students at A.V. Cato experienced a s...
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Operation Comfort Animal
Posted on 02/14/2020
What can I do to make a positive impact in my community? The Pre-Kindergarten and Kindertgarten students at AV Cato Elementary have been learning abou...
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AVC Brings Home a Winner
Posted on 02/10/2020
The Castleberry Independent School District's first annual Bilingual Spelling Bee was held on Wednesday, January 29. Each elementary school had six co...
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Principal Spotlight

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Michelle Strambler

Phone: 817-252-2400


Twitter: @AVCatoPrincipal


School Hours

School Building.png School Hours
Pre-Kindergarten - 5th Grade: 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Early Dismissal Schedule
Pre-Kindergarten - 5th Grade: 8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Breakfast Program Hours
Served to all students Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m.-7:50 a.m.

Click on the links below for school supply lists, lunch prices, and district dress code information:​
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School Supply List Student Handbook &
Code of Conduct