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Feb 10, 2020 |

Joanne Kim

Joanne Kim earned a B.A. in History and Classical Civilization from the University of California-Los Angeles and a J.D. from Boston College Law School.  While working on programming for a museum and archive of Cold War material culture, Joanne found she so enjoyed sharing her passion for the archival materials and their associated historical narratives… Read More


Sep 4, 2018 |

John Babbott

JOHN BABBOTT had a wonderful fall teaching 6th grade English while David Berkson filled in for Dan Dunning as director of the high school. A graduate of the New York City Teaching Fellows 2010 cohort, he has taught Spanish Language, Visual Art, and Latin American Literature and Film at the high school level, and later taught… Read More


Sep 8, 2015 |

Katie Staggers

KATIE STAGGERS earned her B.A. in English from Davidson College in 1998 and her M.Ed. in Secondary English Education from George Washington University in 2001. She spent four years at Forsyth Country Day School in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and then moved to New York City where she spent five years teaching at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory… Read More


Sep 6, 2013 |

Revan Williams

REVAN WILLIAMS has a  B.A. in Political Science and English from Swarthmore College. He is a proud alumnus of Northwest Academy (class of 2005), who is very happy to be back. His first experience as an educator was teaching Japanese to Pennsylvania elementary school students through a pedagogy program while still a student himself. After… Read More


  • Class Retreats

    Each grade level goes on its own unique retreat that relates to the curriculum.

    Class Retreats
    8th grade science retreat at Mt St. Helens.
  • Find Your Passion

    Northwest Academy is committed to inspiring students to discover their intellectual and artistic voices in a creative and supportive atmosphere fueled by curiosity and constructive challenge.

    Find Your Passion
  • College Counseling

    Our College Counselor works with students to find schools that will be a good match for them. Northwest Academy graduates attend a diverse selection of colleges and universities across the country including Duke University, Bard College, New York University, and Rhode Island School of Design.

    College Counseling
    College application workshop
  • Exceptional Faculty

    Teachers include professional artists, writers, and performers as well as former college instructors.

    Exceptional Faculty
    Teachers As Mentors