The Center opened its doors in August, 1990 to a class of eighty-five
freshmen; each year an additional class of approximately one hundred
fifty students is added. The enrollment for the 2013-2014 school year
is around four-hundred fifty, grades nine through twelve, with one hundred
percent of students planning to attend college. Funding for the program
comes from Pinellas County Public Schools, local corporations, and partnerships.
In 2011, Newsweek magazine ranked the CAT Program 16th in the nation!
The CAT program is striving to be better than ever, and is constantly
growing and expanding thanks to dedicated faculty, parents, and students.