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!

  • All Students Benefit from Exposure to the Arts

    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.

    All Students Benefit from Exposure to the Arts
  • Find Out Why Northwest Academy Students Thrive.

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

    Find Out Why Northwest Academy Students Thrive.
  • You Are More Than Just a Test Score or a Grade Point Average.

    Our admissions process is designed to help us get to know each student through a classroom visit, the student’s written work, and entrance exams written and evaluated by our teachers.

    You Are More Than Just a Test Score or a Grade Point Average.
  • 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.