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Northwest Career & Technical High School

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.


Important Information Regarding COVID-19 Closure

To enroll in Northwest Career & Technical High School, call us at 253-589-5770 to schedule an appointment.
Orientation attendance is not required.

Northwest Career & Technical High School follows the CPTC academic calendar.

Option B

Earn a high-school diploma and enroll in an afternoon career path with high-school students. For this option, you take academic classes Monday - Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. The cost for Option B paths* is a $50 refundable book deposit plus the cost of some supplies.

The career-path offerings are:

  • Introduction to Automotive
  • Cosmetology
  • Certified Nursing Assistant* 

These are subject to sufficient enrollment.

*The Nursing Assistant path has additional fees for licensing, testing, and background checks.

Entrance Requirements

To enroll at NWC&THS, you must...

  • Be at least 16 and not older than 21
  • Be a current high-school junior or senior
  • Provide an official transcript and state test scores
  • Obtain a release from your school district of residence each school year
  • Provide your own transportation
  • Have an up-to-date certificate of immunization





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