At CTRA, science, innovation, and technology are at the forefront of our teaching.
Hands-On Innovation and Technology

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

Students participate in afterschool enrichment programs, clubs, and athletics.
Learn and Grow Outside the Classroom

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

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

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

Students can earn more than 35 transferable college credits while still in high school.
Early College Model

Students can earn more than 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 University and earn more than 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 more than 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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Applying for the 2021-2022 School Year:
Families who did not submit an application before the on-time application deadline on March 19, 2021 will have the opportunity to submit a late application for RSCO schools and programs for the 2021-22 school year starting on April 5, 2021.

Applying? Select us as FIRST choice:
At CTRA we typically have 130 -140 seats available each lottery season. Most seats available are in our incoming grade 9 class. To increase your chances of getting into CTRA, select us as first choice!

School Hours

Monday – Friday
7:30 a.m. school day begins
2:45 p.m. school day ends
No school on Wednesday.

                    

                 

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    Fast Facts

    81% GRADUATE WITH COLLEGE CREDIT

    Over 81% of CTRA graduates leave with college credit.
    (June, 2020 graduating class)

    35 COLLEGE CREDITS CAN BE EARNED

    In addition to a full range of high school courses, CTRA students have the opportunity to earn more than 35 transferable college credits through our Early College model.

    3 VIRTUAL INFO SESSIONS

    Meet with CTRA administrators and staff members, hear more about the school, and ask any questions you may have.