CATS Academy Boston

575 Washington St
Newton, MA 02458-0245
Tel: (857)400-9700
Grades: 9-12 | 260 students
CATS Academy Boston is a one-of-a-kind, pioneering, private boarding school for grades 9-12 that offers an American curriculum within an international community of students.
The faculty at CATS Academy Boston creates an educational environment where students can reach their highest academic and personal potential through individualized learning plans, focused college counseling, extensive advanced placement classes, weekly one-on-one advising, and complete ACT/SAT preparation.
In addition, for international students, the school provides daily ESL courses and TOEFL guidance along with unparalleled support for acclimation to the American education system and culture.
Personalized attention is given to each student.
Active participation and interactive classroom discussion expose students to a range of different teaching and learning methods.
The program achieves a well-rounded educational experience that is challenging, progressive, exciting and enjoyable while ensuring that students have the skills to advance to selective colleges and universities.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Language-based
Year Founded 2012

Student Body

Total Students 260 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade CATS Academy Boston Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus, AP Physics C, AP Art College Portfolio, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Economics, AP English Language and Composition, AP French Language and Culture, AP Physics 1, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States History
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $35,000
Tuition Notes Other fees apply for International students
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Amy Roberts
Admissions Associate Rosie Bailey

School Notes

  • CATS Academy Boston’s academic program is arranged around required core courses and a range of electives. The new ground breaking CATS Institute for Global Business program also supplements the core academic program but providing interested students with integrated courses to develop leadership and business skills. Students can choose from the following elective subjects to supplement their core curriculum. They will be selected with guidance from their teachers based on ability and university objectives. • Actor’s Studio • Advanced Fashion: Marketing & Technology • Advanced Painting and Drawing • American Art History Visual Literacy • Big Data • Biotechnology • Business Writing • Chorus • Computer Science • Creative Writing • Economics Macro • Economics Micro • Economics in Literature • Environmental Science • French • Game Theory • Gender Politics in Literature • Genetics • Global Music • History of Economics, 1785-1900 • History of Economics, 1900-2015 • Introduction to Fashion: Reclaimed Materials • Introduction to Painting • Introduction to Drawing • Italian • Mandarin • Music Business • Music Literacy • Music Technology and Production • Philanthropy in Business • Robotics • Russia’s Role in the Global Economy • Spanish • Viral Imagination The following Advanced Placement courses are also available to students. • AP Art College Portfolio • AP Biology • AP Calculus • AP Chemistry • AP Chinese Language and Culture • AP Economics • AP English Language and Composition • AP French Language and Culture • AP Physics 1 • AP Physics C • AP Spanish Language and Culture • AP Statistics • AP United States History Additionally we offer a comprehensive extra-curricular program of sports, clubs, and cultural immersion activities.

Profile last updated: 06/04/2016

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