Would a small, arts-focused, community-centered public high school be right for your student?

Find out at our next INFO NIGHT - August 24 at 6:00 pm at CATA.

Contact CATA at 603.742.0700 to set up a tour of the school and learn more about our unique program.

New Student Orientation - Tuesday, August 23 at 8:00 am.
First day of school for returning students - Wednesday, August 24 at 7:40 am

Recent News

  • BOT Meeting - August 3, 2016 CATA's next Board of Trustees meeting will be held on August 3, 2016 at 6 pm at CATA.  The public is welcome to attend.
    Posted Aug 3, 2016, 2:08 PM by Brenda McCartney
  • GRADUATION 2016 CATA's Class of 2016 will be graduating on June 3 at 6 pm at Dover City Hall Auditorium.  Come out and wish our graduates the best as they continue ...
    Posted May 25, 2016, 6:06 AM by Brenda McCartney
  • GIANT YARD SALE to benefit CATA CATA's 3rd annual Yard Sale will be held on May 28 from 7:30 - 12:00, rain or shine.  Come out for some great deals to benefit CATA's ...
    Posted May 25, 2016, 6:03 AM by Brenda McCartney
  • BOT Meeting June 1, 2016 CATA's next Board of Trustees meeting will be held on June 1, 2016 at 6 pm at CATA.  The public is welcome to attend.
    Posted May 18, 2016, 5:28 AM by Brenda McCartney
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CATA is currently accepting applications 
for both the current and upcoming school year. 

Cocheco Arts and Technology Academy 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 Dover, NH and are tuition-free to New Hampshire residents.

Our 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 learning assessment.

CATA's goals are ...

  • 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 education goals

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