International and domestic applicants are considered in the same pool and held to the same standards.
Cate School offers a unique campus visit experience. Our campus visits are reserved for prospective candidates for the 2024-25 academic year. We offer campus visits and interviews on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings when school is in session through the end of January.
To schedule an appointment, please contact us at email@example.com or call (805) 684-4127 ext. 217.
In-Person: Campus visits last about three hours and consist of the following:
Virtual: To schedule your virtual interview, we require the submission of an English Proficiency Test. To qualify for a virtual interview, we require a minimum TOEFL score of 105, an IELTS score of 7.5, and a Duolingo score of 125.
Please note virtual interviews are reserved for students outside California.
To schedule a virtual interview, we require the following:
Summer Visits (June 20 – August 4) are available in the morning and afternoon. Please understand that Summer visits do not constitute an official visit.
All international applicants must demonstrate proficiency in oral and written English. We require a minimum TOEFL score of 105, an IELTS score of 7.5, and a Duolingo score of 125.
TOEFL: Visit TOEFL or call (877) 863-3546 or (609) 951-1100. Cate School code: 8529
IELTS: Visit IELTS USA or call (323) 255-2771.
DUOLINGO: Visit DUOLINGO
We welcome applications for financial assistance from all families who apply to Cate, including international families. It is important to note that we offer need-based financial assistance, not scholarships, and limited funding is available.