Teachers include professional artists, writers, and performers as well as former college instructors.
Northwest Academy students write two substantial, college-level thesis projects in their senior year. All juniors and seniors receive college credit through the PSU Challenge Program.
Each grade level goes on its own unique retreat that relates to the curriculum.
Northwest Academy’s community includes students from throughout the Portland Metropolitan area, Lake Oswego, Beaverton, and Tigard as well as Vancouver Washington.