Located in Charlevoix, Michigan, Northwest Academy is a public school academy emphasizing science and technology. The extensive use of technology at NWA allows for a more individualized approach to learning. Small class sizes also allow for more one to one contact between teacher and student. Students at NWA take part in a broad spectrum of experiences; including experiencing the wilderness of Northern Michigan as well as the global community on the Internet. Northwest Academy is unique in this blending of two worlds, where Northern Michigan and the rest of the world join together.