Living in Lakewood, JBLM

Living in Lakewood (JBLM)

Clover Park School District (CPSD) is an innovative, inclusive public school district serving the city of Lakewood and Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) communities by providing an exceptional education and student services. Neighboring Tacoma and about 45 minutes from Seattle, Lakewood is nestled between the Puget Sound and Cascade Mountains. Lakewood offers an array of housing options, beautiful scenery and access to exciting experiences.

CPSD is the 4th largest public school district, spanning 70 square miles, specializing in K-12 education located in Pierce County and the 26th largest public school district in the state of Washington. The district consists of 22 schools in total, hosting a diverse 12,736 student population. Home of I Corps and the 62nd Airlift Wing, JBLM is the Department of Defense’s premiere West coast military installation and home to six CPSD elementary schools.

For information on CPSD and our military families, visit our Military Families page.

Father and son view lake


Ft. Steilacoom Park Farm House


People gathered for a concert at Ft. Steilacoom