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 current school year as well as for the 2017-2018 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 next Information Night is February 16, 2017 at 6:00pm.

School Opening/Closing​

Cocheco Academy of The Arts, formerly Cocheco Arts & Technology Academy, 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.


Winter Weather/Virtual Days

As we approach the end of October and the countdown to the holiday season, we need to be prepared for the cold and snowy weather that will follow. When travel conditions are such that students, parents, and staff...

Our Mission

CATA Information Night

Our next Information Night is Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 6:00pm. We ask that anyone attending please park across from the main building against the curb. 

Join Us

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.


Because of February vacation, our next Board of Trustees meeting is rescheduled for March 8, 2017 @ 7:00pm.

Our next CATA Information Night is scheduled for Thursday, March 9, 2017 @ 6:00pm​.

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