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Key Facts

51% of student population

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identify as people of color or multiracial

$5.3 MILLION

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in assistance awarded to 26% of student body

32% HIGHER SAT SCORES

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than national average

5 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

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athletic teams in 2021-22

3x RECIPIENT

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of the Presidential Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics and Science

4 PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARS

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in 4 consecutive years (2017-2020)

Experiential Learning

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A Foundation that Lasts a Lifetime

by Tim Bazemore, Head of School

At Catlin Gabel, academic excellence has a deep, broad, and durable meaning. Excellence here is built on a holistic approach, equipping students with the academic content and skills to help them grow toward their potential.

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Responsible Action

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Education Through Experience

by Ken DuBois, Director of Public Relations and Publications

In the decade since the Palma Scholars Program was introduced, Catlin Gabel students have engaged in hundreds of community engagement projects, and traveled thousands of miles to hear points of view that differ from their own.

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Athletics

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Active Education at Catlin Gabel

by Ken DuBois, Director of Public Relations and Publications

From early lessons about self-care, including fitness, nutrition, and rest, students develop deeper understandings about perseverance, resiliency, and collaboration.

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Creativity

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Starting with Student Interest

by Jordan Heintz and Zach Bloom, 5th Grade Teachers

Imagine if we sat down and asked, “What is the best way to educate our children in an ever-changing world?” There would probably be ideas surrounding agency, flexibility, collaboration, and iterative thinking.

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Community

Teacher Engaged with a Young Student

Inviting Learners to Find the Joy in Collaboration and Community

by Hana Hutchings, Preschool Teacher

There has to be a healthy relationship with knowing that even when we don’t know, we’re not here to be evaluated. That school is a place where we come to transform ourselves, and become new versions of ourselves every day.

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Upcoming Events

Palma Scholars Program Information Session

Join us for breakfast and to learn more about Catlin Gabel's Palma Scholars Program, a scholarship program for a select group of incoming 9th graders who demonstrate achievement and potential in academics, athletics, leadership, and service. In addition to hearing from the Palma Scholars Program Director as well as current Palma Scholars, you will have the opportunity to meet Catlin Gabel faculty, admission staff, and coaches.

Learn more about the Palma Scholars Program and register for the Palma Info Session in the Admission Portal

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