Why Northwest Academy?

Why Northwest Academy?

Want to find out more about Northwest Academy?  Watch this short video directed by Eric Mellor and featuring students, teachers and their artwork. The video includes a student image of the sculpture “Portlandia.”  The image of the sculpture is used with permission of the sculptor. “Portlandia” is copyright © Raymond Kaskey 1985.  Musical score by Balkan Falcon.

  • Small Class Size

    Northwest Academy commitment to small classes and access to faculty help students succeed at high levels.

    Small Class Size
    Classes average 15 students per class
  • a partnership of academics and the arts

    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.

    a partnership of academics and the arts
  • Downtown Portland is our extended classroom

    Students utilize the Central Library, Portland State University, and nearby museums and performing arts centers.

    Downtown Portland is our extended classroom
  • Scholarships

    About 25% of Northwest Academy students receive scholarship support each year.

    Scholarships