Cate School is a boarding and day school located in Carpinteria, CA, on a 150-acre campus only five minutes away from the beach. Carpinteria is a small oceanside city about 15 minutes from Santa Barbara and 90 minutes from Los Angeles Cate Students are a part of a unique community that focuses on working hard in a beautiful environment. At Cate, you will be mentored and partake in a peer-to-peer system that allows you to take charge of challenging academics. Cate sponsors Thursday morning talks where every Thursday morning, students gather gathers in the Chapel to hear a personal presentation from a faculty member or classmates to inspire students. Every Monday evening, there's a formal meal that is accompanied by a featured speaker or performer and gives the opportunity to broaden your worldview and experience something new every week.