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6-12|Private
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School leader:  Scott Kerman
1130 SW Main Street
Portland, OR 97205

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(503) 223-3367
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Best known for
"Downtown Portland's creative independent school, grades 6-12."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Accessible via public transportation
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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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62 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Effective school leaders: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · December 15, 2016
The extensive search for a new head of school has led to the selection of an extraordinary leader. The leaders of the middle and high school are amazing veterans of the school.

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · December 15, 2016
The extremely inclusive culture has developed students who are respectful and mature in their interactions.

Amount of homework: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · December 15, 2016
The artistic responses complement the rigorous writing program.

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · December 15, 2016
Amazing school! Northwest Academy transformed my sons’ lives. Because of the small class size and school, students develop close relationships with the faculty. The students enjoy the meaningful and creative work and learn to do their homework... 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

8 / 10

January 31, 2017

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Last modified: March 8, 2017
Last modified Northwest Academy is a Private school that serves grades 6-12
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