The Northwest School
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A vibrant, intellectual home. A warm inclusive community. A dynamic liberal arts education for grades 6-12 that prepares students to think critically, act compassionately, and discover their place in the world.
Welcome to The Northwest School
"Frank Garland Falls in Love" is Sold Out
There will be free popsicles and cookies for the first 25 guests each night.
NWS Track and Field Members Qualify For State Meet
Five members of the Northwest School track and field team are off to compete in the Washington State Meet in Cheney, Washington, on May 26-28, 2016.
Students See Circuits in Action
Senior Physics students observed the close connection between biology, chemistry, and physics thanks to a presentation by two professional engineers from Physio Control.
NWS Senior to Join Portland State Track Team
Maya J. will take her athletic talents to Portland State University next year as a scholarship member of their track and field team.
Students Compete in National Euro Challenge
Three Northwest School students competed in the semifinals of the World Affairs Council's National Euro Challenge at the New York Federal Reserve, in New York City, on April 19.
Student Performs at Carnegie Hall
Rebecca C. ('18) performed on the venerable stage of Carnegie Hall as part of the Crescendo International Music Competition in February 2016.
One-time Performance of "Crates of Thunder" Delights Audience
The Northwest School was proud to present a special performance of Crates of Thunder on Friday, April 29, at 7:00 pm, in our Black Box Theatre.
Students Interview World War II Veterans
History came to life for the 7th graders recently after they sat down and interviewed World War II veterans and those directly affected by the war.
ArtsFest Gala Dazzles Audience
The 36th annual Northwest School ArtsFest Gala delighted the audience with a night of music, dance, spoken word, and juggling, on April 6, at Town Hall.
This fall 2015, we have over 70 students from 12 countries joining our Northwest School community. The Northwest School is the only independent school in Seattle with an international boarding program and dormitory.
Inside the School