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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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 30 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. 

Connecticut River Academy is part of the Goodwin University Magnet School System, which serves children in pre-K through grade 12. CTRA is split into two programs, the Middle Grades and the High School. 

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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School Hours

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

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    Fast Facts

    83% GRADUATE WITH COLLEGE CREDIT

    83% of CTRA graduates leave with college credit.
    (Class of 2022)

    30 COLLEGE CREDITS CAN BE EARNED

    In addition to a full range of high school courses, CTRA students have the opportunity to earn more than 30 transferable college credits through our Early College model.