Accepting Applications

We are now reviewing applications for the 2024-2025 school year.

Our initial application deadline for fall 2024 has passed. We anticipate moving to rolling admissions in some grades beginning on April 1. Contact our admissions office for more information.
Thank you for your interest in applying on behalf of your student to Northwest Academy. To begin, please submit an inquiry so our admissions team will be able to connect with you, and keep you updated on important dates and events. It will also enable you to schedule an Information Session or Family Tour and access the application form. If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions office at, or call 503-223-3367 x104. Thank you.
Admission Process:
  • Attend an Information Session or a Family Tour
  • Complete the online Application and submit a non-refundable application fee of $100
  • Schedule a Shadow Day for your student
    • This half-day visit, hosted by a current student, is an important opportunity for applicants to understand “a day in the life” at Northwest Academy. These typically occur from October through January.
  • Submit an Artistic Response based on the Shadow Day
  • Submit Parent and Student Statements
  • Request Teacher Recommendations
  • Request Grade Reports/Transcripts from your student’s current school
  • Take our custom Admissions Assessment
    • Northwest Academy does not use the SSAT; our diagnostic testing is written and graded by Northwest Academy instructors.
  • Schedule a student Interview with faculty
    • Interviews typically occur in February.
If you’ve already filled out our inquiry form, log in here to review your checklist.