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!

  • Lunch Events

    Friday Lunch events include everything from distinguished guest speakers (such as University of Oregon President and Multnomah County District Attorney) to friendly games of dodgeball.

    Lunch Events
  • Exceptional Faculty

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

    Exceptional Faculty
    Teachers As Mentors
  • 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
  • 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