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
- Boston, United States
- Program Type:
- Intensive Language
- Degree Level:
- 4-6 months, 1 year
- Program Description:
- 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.
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.
Applying to college in the United States is an intensive and challenging process. Unlike many other countries where admission is based primarily on standardized test scores, US colleges and universities take into account everything about a student, not just academics. We work with you to make sure you find the right degree program at the right college or university – and then devise a strategy for gaining admission. With this in mind, we arrange college visits, numerous workshops, and one-to-one counseling sessions. To date CATS Academy Boston students have had access to more than 470 universities and colleges through college workshops, fairs, tours, visits and information sessions. At CATS Academy Boston, students had access to: • College workshops with over 78 universities and colleges • College Fairs with Linden Educational Services with over 24 universities and college OFF CAMPUS, students have attended: • NACAC College Fair with 300 universities and colleges • Newton North College Nights with 194 universities and colleges • Overnight college tours to more than 17 universities and colleges across the country
- Setting Description:
- CATS Academy Boston is located is a safe, beautiful suburb of Boston called Newton, MA. Newton is a city of 85,000 just 15 minutes from Boston. It has 13 villages within the town, each with its own unique character. CATS Academy Boston is located in a beautiful building with character and a long history of tradition. Our 55,000 square foot campus includes: Classrooms that allow small tutorial classes for maximum student input and development; library and online resources; science laboratories; hot and cold meals served three times a day; a large Gymnasium
- The CATS Academy Boston tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year is $16,800 per semester and $10,000 per semester for accommodation.