A culture of courtesy and common sense. A liberal arts education drawing connections among artistic, historical, literary, and scientific fields of knowledge. An outdoor and environmental program. Stellar athletics. These are some of the integral parts of The Northwest School.
Set in an urban campus that is housed in an historic landmark cared for by our students, we provide a curriculum for grades 6_12 that offers an international perspective and encourages independent and creative thinking in every class. We educate and shape our students into global citizens who will one day shape our community, nation, and world.
From its founding over thirty years ago, the Northwest School has been an idealistic, optimistic, and forward-thinking place. Led by an extraordinary faculty, we firmly believe in the power of ideas and trust that education can make a difference in the world. Our teachers are deeply passionate and knowledgeable about their disciplines, of course, but also innovative, provocative (in the best possible way), and committed to helping adolescents discover their own strengths and passions—while inspiring them to use these to make a positive impact in their communities.