High School Programs

Running Start

Renton Technical College offers "Running Start," a statewide program that provides an opportunity for academically qualified high school juniors and seniors to enroll in courses as part of their high school coursework. As part of the Running Start program, Renton Technical College offers a full range of vocational, technical and academic courses for college and university credit. Students receive both high school and college credit (dual-credit) when classes are completed. More information.


Tech Prep

Renton Technical College has articulation agreements with high schools in the Puget Sound Dual Credit Career consortium. These agreements allow students to get direct RTC credit for specific skills they have learned while in high school. More Information.