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!

  • 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
  • Find Out Why Northwest Academy Students Thrive.

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

    Find Out Why Northwest Academy Students Thrive.
  • A Place for Art and Ideas

    The Angry Pigeon Gallery showcases work by members of the Northwest Academy community and beyond.

    A Place for Art and Ideas
  • 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