Admissions Overview

A challenging and vigorous interdisciplinary academic program.

Located in downtown Seattle, The Northwest School offers a unique college preparatory experience, thriving arts and athletic programs, and a friendly and supportive environment. Graduates of The Northwest School attend some of the top universities in the nation and overseas. The school has a national reputation as a vibrant intellectual community and has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. It is the only school in Seattle with a coeducational international boarding program. Its great location allows international students to not only gain an excellent education, but to also experience many aspects of American culture and life.

Domestic Admissions

The Northwest School’s academic program engages and inspires student growth, encourages a love of learning, and prepares students for college and beyond. Annually, we draw students from an average of 25 schools for both middle and upper school, from all over the greater Seattle area. For information on the domestic application process please click the button below.

Domestic Admissions

International Admissions

The education of global citizens with a deep appreciation of different cultures is a founding principle of our school. Each year, we enjoy the presence of approximately 70 students from more than 10 countries. If you are interested in applying our school, please click the button below where you can find more information about admissions requirements and the application process in 12 languages.

International Admissions