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Mar 10, 2020 |

2020/21 Class Retreats: Sept 30–Oct 2

Please mark your calendars for the 2020/21 school year class retreats from September 30 to October 2! 6th grade: On-Campus Musical Theater Retreat 7th Grade: Aldersgate, with a full-day visit to GeerCrest Farm 8th Grade: Anderson Lodge Freshmen: Beverly Beach Sophomores: Camp Collins Juniors: Fort Stevens Seniors: Pacific City (August 19–Aug 21) and on-campus for a college application boot camp during… Read More


Mar 10, 2020 |

All-School Service Day: Tuesday, April 28

We are excited to hold our annual All-School Service Day, where groups of students from different grade levels will work together to give back to our neighborhood and the greater Portland community, learn from one another, and build community. The goals of our all-school service day are to: get students out into the community to… Read More


Mar 2, 2020 |

High School Music Showcase – March 9, 2020

Join us at the Brunish Theatre on Monday, March 9, 2020, at 7 p.m. to celebrate all of the wonderful things our high school music programs have been working on. Performing groups will include our HS Guitar, HS Vocal Music, and HS Instrumental Music classes along with a special encore performance of Club Cabaret—a collaboration… Read More


Mar 2, 2020 |

Coronavirus Updates

Please continue to check this page for more information on how Northwest Academy is handling the current COVID-19 outbreak. UPDATE #3 – Monday, March 9   Dear Northwest Academy Families, In an effort to keep you fully informed of our deliberations and decision-making regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on our school, we will… Read More


  • Small Class Size

    Northwest Academy commitment to small classes and access to faculty help students succeed at high levels.

    Small Class Size
    Classes average 15 students per class
  • Middle school students are capable of far more rigorous work than they often experience

    Middle school students are acquiring critical skills that will determine the caliber of work they do in high school and college.

    Middle school students are capable of far more rigorous work than they often experience
  • Find Your Curiosity

    At every grade level, we respect our students’ abilities to comprehend challenging ideas and demonstrate their understanding with insight and creativity.

    Find Your Curiosity
  • From Portland and Beyond

    Northwest Academy’s community includes students from throughout the Portland Metropolitan area, Lake Oswego, Beaverton, and Tigard as well as Vancouver Washington.

    From Portland and Beyond
    Many students commute by bike or public transportation.