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Cate School

Call: 805-684-4127
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Cate School

At a glance

Location Carpinteria, CA
USA
Tuition $48,200
Grades 9-12 Students Receiving Aid 30%
Student Body Coed Total Aid Awarded $2,850,000
Student/Faculty Ratio 6:1 Endowment $70,000,000
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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 30%

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 265

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 12

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars 44*
Average SAT Score (Math) 664
Average SAT Score (Verbal) 639
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs 20
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?

Overview

Region Santa Clarita CA Area
Program Emphasis Boarding School
College Prep
Day School
All Grades 9-12
Boarding Grades 9-12
Grade Divisions Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Coed
Established 1910
Dress Code Casual
School Setting Small Town
Campus Size (Acres) 150
Head of School Benjamin D. Williams IV
Endowment $70,000,000

Academics

% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 70%
Faculty with doctorate 10
Faculty with masters 31
Student/Faculty ratio 6:1
Average Class Size 12
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
Art
Art History
Biology
Calculus
Ceramics
Chemistry
Chinese
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Drama
Economics
English
English Literature
Ethics
European History
Fine Arts
French
Geography
Government/Civics
Grammar
Health
History
Japanese
Journalism
Marine Biology
Mathematics
Music
Photography
Physics
Psychology
Science
Social Science
Social Studies
Spanish
Statistics
Theater Theology
Trigonometry
World Culture
World History
World Literature
Writing
A.P. Courses Offered
Art History
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
Computer Science A
English Language
English Literature
Environmental Science
French Language
French Literature
Macroeconomics
Physics B
Physics C
Spanish Language
Spanish Literature
Statistics
Studio Art
US Government & Politics
US History

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 265
Boys 133
Girls 132
% Boys/Girls 50%/50%
Boarding Students 220
Day Students 45
International
China
Jamaica
Saudi Arabia
Taiwan
Thailand
United States
Alaska
Arizona
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Idaho
Illinois
Louisiana
Maryland
Massachusetts
Nevada
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
Ohio
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Washington
% of Students of Color 41%
% of International Students 16%

Admission

E-mail admission@cate.org
Web Address www.cate.org
Director of Admission Charlotte Brownlee
Admission Application Apply to Cate School
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount 75
Application Deadline(s) Jan
Financial Aid Deadline(s) February 1
Financial Aid Awarded $2,850,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 30%
Acceptance Rate 30%
Total Applicants 575
Admissions Selectivity Selective
Admissions Yield 58%
Admission Tests Accepted
SSAT
TOEFL
Day Student Tuition $38,400
Boarding Student Tuition $48,200

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math) 664
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal) 639
Average SAT I Scores (Writing) 651
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations University of Southern California, University of California, Berkeley, New York University, Stanford University, Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Colorado, Princeton University, University of California, Los Angeles, University of California, San Diego, Yale University

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
baseball
basketball
cross-country
lacrosse
soccer
softball
squash
tennis
track and field
volleyball
water polo
Recreational Sports
aerobics
camping
canoe
cycling
dance
hiking
kayaking
mountain biking
outdoor club/skills
rock climbing
sailing
surfing
swimming
ultimate frisbee
weight lifting
Extra-Curricular Activities
A Capella
Choir
Community Service Program
Computer Club
Dance Club
Dorm Proctors
Drama Club
Food Council
Habitat for Humanity
International Club
Literary Magazine
Math Club
Newspaper
Peer Tutoring
Photography Club
Student Government
Student Publications
Yearbook

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Phone 805-684-4127
Address 1960 Cate Mesa Rd - Carpinteria, CA 93013 USA
Website www.cate.org 
Email admission@cate.org 
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