Welcome to CTHS

Important Dates

  • Jan. 6, 2023 Application Deadline

  • Feb. 10, 2023 Notification Emails Sent

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The Dr. Kirk Lewis Career and Technical High School is a school of choice high school for students in grades 9-12 in the Pasadena Independent School District. Students from all PISD intermediate and high school campuses are welcome to apply to CTHS and select a career and technical education pathway from over twenty different program offerings. Many of these pathways provide the opportunity to earn an industry-recognized certification. Students from CTHS will be provided industry-standard training using industry-standard equipment in preparation for future career pathways. We strive to provide unique educational experiences for all students in order to prepare them for continuation into post high school education at both the college and university level, as well as outstanding training and preparation for those students selecting to enter the workforce directly upon high school graduation.

CTHS Pathways - Power of Choice

Explore our Pathways here at CTHS by visiting each page located to the left or by clicking the 3 bars in your upper left hand corner.


  • Industry Certification/State Licensure

  • Earn COLLEGE CREDITS through PAP/AP classes and Dual Credit

  • College and Career Focus - College visits and planning at all grades

  • Hands on learning in pathway of choice

  • Skills Competitions

  • Travel Opportunities

  • Clubs & Organizations

  • Transportation provided for all in-district students

  • Regular High School Schedule 7:15 - 2:35

  • Built in tutorial time daily and extended day tutorials provided

  • FUN events like Prom, Fall Festival, Spirit Days, Graduation at NRG!

CTHS offers Personalized Learning through our PL courses in grades 9-11.


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Events at CTHS

Prom Slide Show Mash Up


Fall Festival Pictures

Fall Festival

Color Wars

Color Wars

Decision Day Pictures

Decision Day

Graduation Activities Pictures





Student Organizations

Skills USA





FIRST Robotics

Academic Decathlon

Student Council


Youth For Christ

Science Club

Music Club

CTHS Archery

Archery Team