PLEASE NOTE: The 2017/2018 Gateway application will go offline on June 11, 2018 to prepare for the new application year.You must submit your application by that date or your data will be lost. If you do not submit by that date, you will have to create a new application starting on or about July 1, 2018 for the new 2018/2019 application year.
For over 100 years, Cate has been combining the best of East Coast tradition and West Coast energy and innovation in the service of highly motivated, independent-minded kids. Residential life is structured to develop well-being and leadership through the practice of self-discipline and service. In addition to an inquiry-driven curriculum designed to elicit the greatest possible growth in every student, all students participate in an extracurricular program that includes athletics, drama, music, dance, community service, and an extensive outdoor program. With more than 50 honors and advanced courses, the Cate curriculum can meet the demands of the most ambitious students. A typical applicant to Cate has impeccable character, a history of high academic achievement, and is mature, curious, adventurous, and willing to assume responsibility and independence.