About Us


Our Mission

 To surpass the global standards of academic excellence by investing in partnerships with our students, community and home environments, in order to encourage the development of creativity and self-direction. Through the cooperative efforts of the school community , students will develop the knowledge, responsibility and a positive self-concept needed to become effective citizens in our ever-changing and multicultural world.

 Columbus Arts & Technology Academy (CATA) is a Kindergarten through 12th grade public school that provides innovative instruction that is cutting edge to over 550 students. Our instruction is rich with classic and multi-cultural literature and our math and science program cultivates essential skills to meet academic excellence.

Our classrooms are equipped with computers that are used as an integrated learning tool across the curriculum, and as a means to enhance our students’ application of technology literacy.


The following is a list of additional offerings at CATA:

  • Full-day Kindergarten
  • Approximately one hour more of instruction per day
  • Twenty additional school days per year
  • Cross curricular education
  • Strong student accountability measures through the implementation of Personalized Student Achievement Plans


The CATA staff is committed to giving our students the educational tools necessary to succeed in life. We work hard to provide support to our families and to our local community. Our staff subscribes to the belief that every child deserves an excellent education.

If you believe you can contribute to our students’ success, please check our career opportunities!