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



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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.

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School will be closed on Friday, May 25 and Monday, May 28, 2018 for the Memorial Day weekend. We hope all of our families have a restful and safe long weekend. Classes will resume on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.


On Friday, June 1, 2018, CATA will be hosting our 2nd Annual Rock For The Arts at the Dover Brickhouse from  6:00 to 10:00. Performances will include CATA's Jazz/Rock Band, alumni Emily Donovan, Green Bullets, Late Pass and Duty Free featuring CATA's own Eric Turner. The latest exciting news is that the show is sold out.




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.