Carpinteria United States of America
Cate School

Thank you for considering Cate School.


Cate School combines the academic rigor of East Coast prep schools with the adventurous spirit of the West Coast. This was the vision of Curtis Wolsey Cate, a graduate of Roxbury Latin School and Harvard University, who crossed the country to found our beloved boarding school back in 1910.

  • Day school tuition N/A - $51675 USD
  • Grades for day school 9th Grade/Year 10 -
    12th Grade/Year 13
  • Year founded 1910
  • Boarding school tuition N/A - $65500 USD
  • Grades for boarding school 9th Grade/Year 10 -
    12th Grade/Year 13
  • Curricula Host Country's National
  • Type Co-ed

Admissions Information

Entry Requirements

• Application • Testing (SSAT/ISEE/PSAT/SAT/ACT, TOEFL for international sutdents)

  • First application deadline 15 January


  • Assigns homework Yes
  • Use of technology in the classroom Yes
  • Language of instruction English
  • Native English teachers Yes

School Life

  • Most common nationality US
  • Average class size 10

Sports Teams

Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Surf Team, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo