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



If you are interested in gaining information about attending CATA, join our Director, James Friel, and some of our students on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:00pm in the Dover Public Library Lecture Hall. We will answer questions and provide information about charter schools, and what makes CATA such a unique educational community. We hope to see you there.


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.

Rock For The Arts


Information Night, August 23, 2017

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.

The Course Catalog for the 2017-2018 school year and the Semester I schedule have been posted. Go to the About CATA Tab and click on the Student Page in the pull down menu.

Our next Board of Trustees Meeting will be Thursday, September 7th at 7:00pm



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.

Rock For The Arts was a huge success adding almost $2,800 to our Annual Fund. Those in attendance saw great performances from our Jazz/Rock Band, CATA's own Citronella, CATA alumni band Marvel Prone...