Hands-On Innovation and Technology

At CTRA, science, innovation, and technology are at the forefront of our teaching.

Learn and Grow Outside the Classroom

Students participate in afterschool enrichment programs, clubs, and athletics.

An Inclusive Community

Here, students start fresh, meet new people, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Early College Model

Students can earn up to 35 transferable college credits while still in high school.

Connecticut River Academy

A Sustainability-Themed Early College Magnet High School

At Connecticut River Academy (CTRA), students get a jump-start on their college career. In addition to a full range of high school courses, students have the opportunity to take classes at Goodwin College and earn up to 35 transferable college credits while still in high school — all at no tuition cost. Students are prepared academically and socially for college — laying an important foundation for future success.

Hands-on Innovation and Technology

Our theme-based learning experiences allow students to gain the skillsets needed to advance in the workforce or post-secondary education.

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Early College Model

Students can earn up to 35 transferable college credits while still in high school.

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Inclusive Educational Community

Fitting in won’t be a problem. Students start fresh, meet new people, and create memories that will last a lifetime. 

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School Hours

Monday – Friday
7:30 a.m. school day begins
2:45 p.m. school day ends

Many Fridays are half days,
on those days school
dismisses at 11:15 a.m.

Fast Facts

83% GRADUATE WITH COLLEGE CREDIT

Over 83% of CTRA graduates leave with college credit.
(June, 2019 graduating class)

35 COLLEGE CREDITS CAN BE EARNED

In addition to a full range of high school courses, CTRA students grade 11-12 have the opportunity to earn up to 35 transferable college credits through our Early College model.

2 OPEN HOUSES

You're invited to tour the school, learn more about our curriculum, and find out how to apply!