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!

  • Creativity Matters Here

    We value creative, independent thought in both our academic and arts classes.

    Creativity Matters Here
  • 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
  • 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
  • Class Retreats

    Each grade level goes on its own unique retreat that relates to the curriculum.

    Class Retreats
    8th grade science retreat at Mt St. Helens.