Studying at the Northwest School gives students the opportunity to learn about the whole human society from prehistoric times until today by analyzing each perspective it includes: economic, social, religious, political and artistic. There are also two school programs (Environment Program and the Outdoor Program) where students can develop their senses, interact and grow personally through different sports and arts. Northwest also offers high school scholarships in the USA. There are 14% of the school population coming from outside of the US, which offers a truly unique international experience.
Learning Differences Support
ESL: Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced
Basketball, Cross-Country Running, Soccer, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Alpine Skiing, Bowling, Camping, Canoeing ,Dance ,Hiking ,Kayaking, Nordic Ski Racing ,Outdoor Education, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Biking
Clubs & Organizations
Community Service, Diversity Club, Dorm Proctors, Environmental Club, Gardening, Jewish Student Org, Math Club, Model UN ,Newspaper, Outing Club, Peer Counseling, Peer Tutoring, Photography, Sexualities Club, Student Activities, Student Publications, Theater, Weightlifting, Yearbook.
Colorado College, Lewis & Clark College, Macalester College, Pitzer College, Seattle University, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Washington, Wesleyan University, Western Washington University, Whitman College
Housing and Dorms
The school offers on campus housing in a welcoming environment. Teachers and their families also live on campus providing 24h care for the students. Located one block from campus, the newly renovated dormitory provides a caring and inclusive home environment. The residential life staff aims to support academic, social and emotional success to every resident. The two dorms offer a wide range of amenities where students can interact with one another and develop friendships that will last for a lifetime.
All host families are located within less than 1 hour from school campus.