Cocheco Academy of The Arts * 40 Hampshire Circle, Dover, NH 03820 * (603) 742-0700


About Us


Student Job Opportunity


The Seymour Osman Community Center Afterschool Program is looking for energetic students who enjoy working with youth and having fun while at work to support students during the afterschool hours of 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm.

Multiple positions are available. Interested students must be 16 years old to apply. If you are interested, check out the flyers posted in the building, or see Mr. Friel for more information.

To apply, please see Stacey Kearns in Office 6 (across from the Maintenance closet) or email your interest to Stacey at



CATA’s mission is to provide a superior arts- integrated college-preparatory high school education program that truly meets the needs of each and every CATA student. 

Cocheco Academy of The Arts is seeking students who are motivated, have a passion for performing or visual arts, or are currently unhappy with their educational setting.

Cocheco Academy of The Arts has been serving the seacoast region since 2004, providing a college preparatory academic program with a mission focus on performing and visual arts. Students are encouraged, challenged, and nurtured to explore their interests and expand their knowledge through rigorous student centered instruction.


Interested in attending CATA?

If you are a current high school student, or will be in the fall, and you have an interest in visual or performing arts, CATA might be the school for you.

We are accepting applications for the  2018-2019 school year. Contact us through the main office and set up a tour, join us for an Information Night to gather more information about our school.


Our Juniors will be taking S.A.T.s Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Regular classes will be occurring as scheduled.


Our next Board of Trustees meeting will be on Thursday, April 5, 2018, beginning at 7:00pm. March's Board of Trustees meeting was cancelled due to weather, after rescheduling it twice.


Congratulations to Alison Frisella for her work on Dover High School's performance of "A Chorus Line". Alison was Assistant Director, assisted with choreography, and performed in it as well.