Castlewood High School

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Castlewood High School
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304 Blue Devil Circle
Castlewood, Virginia 24224
United States
Coordinates 26°52′17.8″N 82°17′45.3″W / 26.871611°N 82.295917°W / 26.871611; -82.295917Coordinates: 26°52′17.8″N 82°17′45.3″W / 26.871611°N 82.295917°W / 26.871611; -82.295917
School type Public, high school
School district Russell County Public Schools
Superintendent Dr. Brenda Hess
Principal Mr. Nathan Breeding
Grades 8-12
Enrollment 279[1] (2009)
Language English
Color(s)      Blue and      White      Black
Athletics Wrestling, Academic, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-Country, Football, Golf, Softball, Tennis, Track, Volleyball.
Athletics conference Cumberland District
Region 1A West
Mascot Blue Devils

Castlewood High School is a high school located in Castlewood, Virginia. The school offers Advanced Placement, Dual Enrollment, and Career/Technical courses in addition to other academic courses. The school also offers classes with Virtual Virginia Schools.[2] Castlewood High School was integrated in 1965 with students from Arty Lee High School in Dante, Virginia.[3]



Castlewood High School has won two VHSL state championships in baseball in 1971 and 1986 with second place finishes in 1972, 1973, and 1974.[4]

Baseball State Championship
Year Winning Team Losing Team Class
1986 Castlewood 15 Amelia County 2 A
1974 Madison County 2 Castlewood 0 A
1973 Goochland

6 Castlewood 1 A
1972 Goochland 15 Castlewood 3 A
1971 Castlewood 3 Goochland 2 A


Castlewood won a state championship in softball in 1987 and finished second in 1995.[4]

Softball State Championship Games
Year Winning Team Losing Team Class
1995 Madison County 9 Castlewood 4 A
1987 Castlewood 9 Central Senior 7 A

Other sports[edit]

Castlewood finished second in the state championships in boys' golf in 2007.[4] The boys' golf team took second place in state championships in 1971, 1987, and 1988. The girls' volleyball team won the state championship in 1987. The wrestling team won state championship in 1989, placed second in 1986 and fourth in 2009.