Cate School

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Cate School - School Information

Cate School
1960 Cate Mesa Road 
Carpinteria, CA 

Phone: 805-684-4127 

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School Information:

Gender: Co-Ed
School Size: 270
Grades: 9-12
Boarding: Yes

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General Information

Description: The Cate School, established in 1910 by Curtis Wolsey Cate, is a four-year, coeducational, college-preparatory boarding school in Carpinteria, California, United States.
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Year Founded: 1910
Campus Size: 150 acres


Number of Boarding Students: 220
Boarding Grades: 9 to 12
Number of Day Students: 50
Day Grades: 9 to 12

Day School Tuition: $46,280
Boarding School Tuition: $58,050
Financial Assistance: Financial Aid Recipients: 30%, Merit Scholarships?: no

Application Deadline (Day): January 15
Acceptance Rates: 14%
Interview Required: No
SSAT Required: Yes

Advanced Placement Classes (AP):
  • 19 AP courses   
  • Black Student Union (BSU)   
  • Blue Crew   
  • Coffee House   
  • Gay-Straight Alliance   
  • International Club   
  • Mock Trial   
  • and the Film Society   
  • the Fencing Club   
  • the Martial Arts Club   
  • the Pirate Club (ARRR)   
    Arts and Media:
  • Dance   
  • Drama   
  • Music