Our History

Raul H. Castro Middle School opened its doors in 2008 and is considered one of the newest schools in the Cartwright School District. It is named after Arizona's only Hispanic Governor. Castro was a Mexican American politician, diplomat, and judge. In 1974, he was elected to serve as the 14th Governor of Arizona and resigned two years into his term to become U.S. Ambassador to Argentina. When Castro died in 2015, students honored him by remembering his contributions to Arizona politics. They learning about his legacy and his accomplishments in office. Castro's daughter, Beth Castro, still visits the school and even helps the school with funding. 
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