Admissions FAQs

Am I eligible for enrollment into CRTC?
In most cases, you must be a student at one of the following high schools or live in their district, Bow, Concord, Hillsboro-Deering, Hopkinton, John Stark, Kearsarge, Merrimack Valley, Pittsfield, Pembroke Academy. Students from other parts of the state can attend, but the process takes a few more steps.

How do I determine if a CRTC program is right for me?
Establish or review your educational plans and goals. Talk to parents, guardians, guidance counselors, teachers and peers.
Read our brochure.
Review our multimedia website.
Review the application form. 
Come to a CRTC open house
What if I am still uncertain?
Schedule a class visitation.
Schedule a meeting with an instructor or the director.
Email the CRTC for more information.

I wish to apply to CRTC. Are there any other considerations?

First year students are usually 11th graders, but we do take some sophomores and seniors in first year programs.
CRTC prefers students to make a full two-year commitment to a program.
There is a detailed application and admissions process.
Not every applicant is accepted.
Not every first year student is accepted into the second year of a program. Admission to year 2 is based upon student performance during year 1.
Consider registering for other high school courses that compliment your selected CRTC program.
Be certain that your CRTC class schedule fits with your home school schedule. We offer three 90-minute blocks every school day scheduled as follows. Be sure to factor in travel time.
BLOCK A: 7:45 – 9:15 Concord, Bow, Merrimack Valley, and Pittsfield
BLOCK B: 9:20 – 11:00 All schools
BLOCK C: 11:05 – 12:35 Concord, Hillsboro, Hopkinton, John Stark, Kearsarge, and Pembroke

How do I apply for admission to a CRTC program?
Download or pick up an application for admission. Students, parents/guardians, and school counselors all must read, approve and sign the application. 
Deliver the completed application to the student's guidance counselor or to our office.
We prioritize non-traditional students (mostly gender-based) as part of the enrollment process.