The application portal for the 2023-2024 school year is OPEN!!


Students who are in 9th, 10th, or 11th grade may apply for admission to CPACTC. Students who do not attend Member Districts should contact Student Services for eligibility information.

*8th graders from Big Spring, Cumberland Valley, and West Shore Schools may also apply admission beginning February 6, 2023.


All 22 programs require students to apply for acceptance. Applications are reviewed and students are then contacted regarding their admission.

Students are asked to provide their 1st, 2nd, and 3rd program choices on the application


Applications completed by December 22, 2022 will be considered in 1st round offers of enrollment.  Applications received after that date will be processed once the initial application round has been completed. Students may apply after December 22, but may have more limited program options. Students are typically notified in March regarding their admittance to CPACTC.



The online application portal for the 2023-2024 school year will open October 1, 2022.


Students and parents are strongly encouraged to call or visit Cumberland Perry Area CTC for program tours, information, or other questions regarding the application process. 

                       Applications will be accepted and processed throughout summer, but spaces become very limited!  APPLY EARLY!          

2023-2024 Admissions Timeline:

First Round Application Deadline for 9-11 graders: Thursday, December 22, 2022

First Round Enrollment Offers Mailed: March 1, 2023

Contact Us:

Student Services: 717-697-0354 Ext. 117

The Cumberland Perry Area Career & Technical Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The Cumberland Perry Area Career & Technical Center does not discriminate in any manner, including Title IX sexual harassment, in any school program or activity. The school has established Title IX personnel to promptly respond to concerns and reports of sexual harassment and assault. All investigations into reports of sexual harassment and assault will be impartial, free of bias and conflicts, and will not prejudge the facts for either side. The school strives to maintain an environment where all students, staff, and greater community feel safe. Title IX Training was completed using the resources accessed through the link below. Inquiries may be directed to the CPACTC Title IX Coordinator or the Section 504 Coordinator: Administrative Director, 110 Old Willow Mill Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050 or 717-697-0354 or