Northwest Academy

1130 SW Main St, Portland, OR 97205

The academy's college preparatory curriculum emphasizes creative thinking and the arts. Middle school students (grades 6-8) develop basic skills in English, social studies, math and science, and choose from a variety of arts electives. The interdisciplinary high school program (grades 9-12) combines studies in language and literature with history, economics, philosophy and other subjects. Foreign languages offered typically include French, Spanish and Chinese. Conservatory-style arts courses, which take place both during and after school, include varied offerings in the visual, performing, media and literary arts. High schoolers complete 30 hours of required community service prior to graduation.

  • Arts Focus

General Information

Academic OrientationCollege Preparatory, Perform Arts, Visual Arts
Grade RangeDay — Coed Grades 6-12
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full Address1130 SW Main St, Portland, OR 97205
Year Established1997
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious Affiliation(None)
AdministratorMary Vinton Folberg
Applications DueFebruary
Total Enrollment121
Day Students121
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