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The Northwest School

The Northwest School is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades 6 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

The Northwest School says

We offer a college preparatory experience grounded in rigorous study and the philosophy of knowledge. For this reason, our graduates are welcomed by renowned colleges and universities throughout the United States and internationally. As important as where our graduates go is how they engage in the changing world, and our exceptional faculty inspires students to grow as thinkers and responsible citizens. Our liberal arts education combines an integrated humanities program tracing the history of civilization with open-ended scientific lab work and two arts classes each session. Studying current topics of international significance prepares our students to think globally, and technology is integrated throughout our curriculum to enhance students’ learning experiences and ensure digital literacy. MISSION STATEMENT The Northwest School offers a faculty who engage each student in sequential, cross-disciplinary study in the Humanities, Sciences and the Arts. We are a diverse community of people who challenge each other to learn in a healthy, creative and collaborative atmosphere of respect for ourselves, others and the environment. We graduate students with historical, scientific, artistic and global perspective, enabling them to think and act with integrity, believing they have a positive impact on the world.

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (206) 682-7309
Email
  anne.smith@northwestschool.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 474
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 44
7 40
8 40
9 100
10 80
11 82
12 88

The Northwest School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing The Northwest School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 9 : 1
Gender 50% Male / 50% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 58%
Multi-racial 16%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 21%

Extracurriculars

  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Soccer
  • Track and Field
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Soccer
  • Track and Field
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball

Associations & Memberships

Other school associations

The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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