All Students gain new skills and confidence through dance, music, art, and theater classes. Northwest Academy attracts both students with and without an existing interest in the arts.
Middle school students are acquiring critical skills that will determine the caliber of work they do in high school and college.
Students utilize the Central Library, Portland State University, and nearby museums and performing arts centers.
Friday Lunch events include everything from distinguished guest speakers (such as University of Oregon President and Multnomah County District Attorney) to friendly games of dodgeball.