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6-12|Private
180 students
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School leader:  Lainie Ettinger, Director of Admissions
1130 SW Main Street
Portland, OR 97205

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(503) 223-3367
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"Northwest Academy offers rigorous academic and arts programs. "

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After, None
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    None
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Engineering, World languages, Humanities...
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics, Video and film production...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, French, Spanish
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48 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · June 10, 2016
Great curriculum. I'd love to give this school a higher rating. The major reason for this low rating is that if the Head Of School believes that your student is in any way not able to keep up with the curriculum, your student will be asked to... more

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Submitted by a parent · December 06, 2015
The teachers are excellent! My son has thrived in this environment. The faculty go above and beyond to inspire student academic, social, and creative growth.

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Submitted by a parent · May 17, 2015
The arts offerings are impressive for such a small school, but not necessarily better than what can be found in large public high schools in the portland area. NWA does an exceptional job preparing students for college when it comes to academic... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 15, 2015
My daughter completed middle and high school at Northwest Academy and has become a lifelong learner curious about the world around her. From her first year in 6th grade reading and analyzing Kafka and Edgar Allen Poe and learning to tap dance ,... more

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About this school

-Small class sizes (average 16 students per class) -located in downtown Portland -Arts After Hours classes are fully accredited and open to students from other schools -teachers include former college instructors as well as practicing artists, writers, and musicians

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January 30, 2015

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Northwest Academy
1130 SW Main Street, Portland, OR  97205
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 48 reviews. (503) 223-3367
Last modified Northwest Academy is a Private school that serves grades 6-12
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