Education is Everything
And we’ll pack as much into yours as possible. That’s a promise.
Our philosophy: Learning should have no limits
This is your time to explore, try new things, make mistakes, discover passions, and explore some more.
Visit the Duwamish River and learn how its ecology supported ancestral native people. Perform for a crowd at some of Seattle’s well-known venues, like the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute. Examine the social impacts of technology, copyright, and data security.
To be the great problem-solvers tomorrow needs, you’ll need to think differently.
It starts here.
Get to Know Northwest
50+ Arts Courses
The best problem solvers are creative thinkers, so the arts are a central part of our academic program.
82% of our Faculty Hold Advanced Degrees
The curiosity is contagious. We’re a community of learners with an insatiable hunger for knowledge.
1 Unparalleled Program
We’ve crafted a holistic learning experience that allows students to explore as much as possible and find out how it all intersects.
In ninth grade I was timid and now that I’m a senior I’m a student leader. I think the community environment shaped my personality and prepared me for life by teaching me community responsibility and to be inclusive and support each other.
Meet Our Students
8th Grade Student
“I’m learning to learn versus to get a good grade and get into a college. The things I’m learning are interesting, and I know how to do the work not just make the grade.”
9th Grade Student
“Everyone’s so friendly and the whole community is very social justice-minded. I feel respected.”
12th Grade Student
"At Northwest, we’re challenged on a daily basis to question the world around us, to look past the surface and find the hidden truths. Because of all that critical thinking and analysis, I have a stronger sense of my own voice and my own values."