Why Northwest Academy?

Why Northwest Academy?

Want to find out more about Northwest Academy?  Watch this short video by Abigail Madison Becker class of 2004.

Click here to listen to: Artslandia Interview with Chris Schuck & Sean Cain of Northwest Academy

Chris Shuck, Head of School, and Sean Cain, Visual Art Department chair at Northwest Academy talk with Artslandia’s Susannah Mars about artistic process and product through the lens of education.  Opening the podcast is a song written and performed by Dani Kardon, just graduated from Northwest Academy!

  • 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
  • Community Service

    In addition to Community Service requirements in both the middle and high school, the entire school participates in service days during the year.

    Community Service
    Service Day at The Audubon Society
  • College-Prep Academics

    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.

    College-Prep Academics
    Senior Thesis Presentation
  • Find Out Why Northwest Academy Students Thrive.

    It’s how we teach. And how they learn.

    Find Out Why Northwest Academy Students Thrive.