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Northwest Career & Technical High School allows students to earn a high-school diploma while earning a certificate or degree in a technical field. We combine a rigorous educational program with career guidance and high-quality career and technical education. We're located on the Clover Park Technical College campus in Lakewood.
While earning a high-school diploma, students can also earn a certificate of initial competencies in their chosen career path. Students who graduate from Northwest Career & Technical High School are prepared for post-secondary education and training opportunities — and, if a student enrolls in the Elective High School option, they can leave NCTHS with a college degree or certificate.
To enroll at NCTHS, you must...
Earn a high-school diploma and a college certificate or degree. For this option, you enroll in a daytime adult career-path program and take academic classes in the late afternoon. Cost varies per program.
Earn a high-school diploma and enroll in a career path with high-school students from 3-6 p.m. For this option, you take academic classes from 1-3 p.m. The career-path offerings are Automotive, Cosmetology and Certified Nursing Assistant — but these are subject to sufficient enrollment.
Adult High School Completion
Northwest Career & Technical High School follows the CPTC academic calendar.
Northwest Career & Technical High School is fully accredited according to standards of the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools and Colleges.