About CATA

About CATA

  • Attendance and Tardies
  • Bell Times
  • Forms
  • School Calendar
  • School Report Card
  • Site-Based Management Team

About Our School

  • CATA serves grades 9-12 and is located in Monroe. We are a magnet high school with six academies: Information Systems, Pre-Engineering, Medical Science, Performing Arts, Transportation Systems and International Academy. Ninth and tenth grades from across the district apply for a spot in one of the academies each year. Ninth-graders are selected based on a lottery for all academies except dance, theatre and music production and recording arts; those three academies participate in an audition process. Tenth-graders are selected on a first-come, first-served basis. Tenth graders applying to the Performing Arts Academy also participate in an audition process.

Fast Facts

    • Traditional Calendar
    • Start Bell: 9:05 a.m.
    • End Bell: 3:45 p.m.
    • Early Release Bell: 12:45 p.m.
    • Detailed Schedule
    • Mascot: Cougars
    • Colors: Navy, maroon, and gold
    • Mission Statement: The mission of Central Academy of Technology & Arts is to prepare students to be informed, capable, and compassionate global citizens by providing an environment that fosters respect, confidence, growth, curiosity, creativity, critical thought, and knowledge.

Meet Our School Leaders

  • Kevin Beals (Principal)

  • Dr. Michelle Newnam (Assistant Principal)

  • Thomas Stewart (Assistant Principal)

  • School Performance Director

  • Professional Advisory Council Representatives