Running Start

Running Start Information for the 2022-2023 school year will be available in early spring. 

Check back for dates/times of future Running Start Information Sessions
(typically held in March)
** Running Start program allows 11th and 12th grade high school students to take college-level courses at community and technical colleges. Students can earn both high school and college credits through this partnership between the K-12 and community college systems.**

Interested in Running Start for the 2021-2022 School Year?


✔ Appointments with counselors about Running Start will not be made until student completes all steps below

  1. Watch or attended at least one Information Session

** Click below to watch the recorded JHS Information Session from college of your choice **

Bellevue College
Lake Washington Tech
Cascadia College


  2. Fill out the JHS Running Start Packet

✔ Follow directions closely on page 1

✔ Thoroughly review remaining pages for all RS information


  3. Upload your completed RS Packet by selecting your Counselor's form below the carrot!!

*Note: These Microsoft Forms are only accessible to current LWSD Students with their LWSD Email.  If you are not a current JHS student please use the Non-LWSD Option below and your information will be forwarded to the appropriate counselor once Ms. Hamilton has confirmed your JHS enrollment and received your completed packet.