Virtual Day: Monday, 12/9Hey CATA Families ... due to concerns over tomorrow's commuting weather, CATA has a declared a VIRTUAL SNOW DAY. That means stay home, stay warm, stay safe ... but it's ...
Posted Dec 8, 2013, 7:57 PM by Jessica Williams
Weekly Update 11/1/13...Has been sent out into the world. Please send Jessica and email (email@example.com) if you have any questions, technical difficulties, etc.
Posted Nov 1, 2013, 2:06 PM by Jessica Williams
Halloween Dance Friday, November 1st!The more the scarier at CATA's annual halloween dance, next Friday from 6:30-9pm. Tickets are $5 for current CATA students and CATA alumni and $7 for non ...
Posted Oct 24, 2013, 5:41 AM by Jessica Williams
Board Meeting Thursday @ 5:30pmBoard meetings are open to the public and all CATA community members are encouraged to attend. Come to a board meeting to find out about the issues facing CATA and ...
Posted Oct 16, 2013, 5:54 AM by Jessica Williams
CATA is currently accepting students in grades 9-12 for both the current and upcoming school year. Wondering if a small school with an arts-integrated, college-preparatory curriculum might be right for you? Call the front desk at 603.742.0700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a visit today!
Breaking news on July 25th: We have a new Home!
reached an agreement with the Seymour Osman Community Center in Dover to
move to their facilities for the next school year. The main facility is
located at 40 Hampshire Circle, and the Annex is at 4 Tolend Rd., just
down the street. We will be moving our belongings in mid August, so keep
an eye out for our announcements - we'll be needing a lot of extra
hands to get everything moved and set up.
facility has classrooms, gymnasium (Jam sessions at lunch!), and music
rooms. The annex has more classrooms, and is a stand alone building that
will allow us to be as loud as we want without having to worry about
disturbing neighbors (band can play without worrying!).
CATA is a college preparatory, public charter school established in 2004 to serve 9th to 12th grade students with specialized interests in arts and technology.
“The artistic expression of the academic experience using the
technology of today” permeates all of CATA’s core academics, arts
electives, as well as independent studies and extended learning
opportunities. We are located in an historic mill on the banks of the
Cocheco River in downtown Dover, NH.
mission is to provide excellence in secondary education through college
preparatory academics, performing arts, fine arts, and technology
related to the arts. CATA is dedicated to creating an educational
community where each student thrives, exploring personal interests in an
atmosphere that encompasses different learning styles, individual
learning opportunities, smaller class sizes and multiple methods of
CATA has clearly articulated goals and strategies that guide teaching/learning methods at the school. These include:
To nurture creative thinkers, independent learners, and active citizens
To promote increased skills for admittance to arts-based and/or
liberal art colleges using a professional representation of their arts
and technology-based skills
To promote excellence in education through innovative, engaging and challenging coursework
To encourage and guide students to take responsibility for their education
To provide a curriculum that integrates arts and technology into the classroom rather than being a supplement to learning
To develop methods that identify, sustain and incorporate multiple
learning styles and assessment enabling all students to attain their