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Clover Park Technical College will be operating on regular business hours on Thursday, Feb. 22. Please use caution when making your way to campus, as the roads are icy. The Hayes Center will be closed.

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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.

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 a career path with high-school students from 3-6 p.m. For this option, you take academic classes from 12-3 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
  • Graphic Technologies
  • Certified Nursing Assistant* 
  • Fundamental Skills in Manufacturing and Engineering

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



Northwest Career & Technical High School is fully accredited according to standards of AdvancED Accreditation Commission.




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