Running Start

Running Start Eligibility:
  1. Be a junior or senior at North Thurston High School.
  2. Pass the Running Start Placement test and qualify for college level courses. 

Enrollment Steps: 

  1. Find out about available Running Start Placement Test times here or call 360-596-5447.
  2. Enroll at South Puget Sound Community College.
  3. Attend an Information Session at SPSCC. 
  4. Take the placement test at SPSCC (or other college).
  5. Bring placement test results back to your NTHS counselor to discuss course options and graduation plan.
  6. Register for Running Start classes at SPSCC.
  7. Complete a Running Start Verification Form
For more details about Running Start, check out SPSCC's informative website.