For fourteen years I have been taking students to the Wildlife Science Center in Stacy, MN for a unique teaching and learning experience that few students and teachers can claim to experience. Over that time Northwest Passage and the Wildlife Science Center have gone through many changes, including a lot more gray hairs on some…Details
Our curriculum combines advisory, inquiry driven project based learning, interdisciplinary seminars and expeditions.
We strive to teach students to become independent learners with the skills to be successful in the 21st century.
Northwest Passage High School, Charter School District 4049, is a public charter school, authorized by Bethel University, located in Coon Rapids, Minnesota.
Check out the award winning video produced by students who competed in the 2016 MAAP STARS competition.
- INFORMATION MEETING FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN ATTENDING NWPHS Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. This open house is for any students and parents interested in finding out more about our school for the 2017-18 school year.
What Makes Us Different?
- 1 staff to 16 students
- Not more than 180 enrolled students
- Individualized curriculum
- Hands on learning
- Project based Learning
- S.T.E.A.M. focus
- 1 to 1 access to emerging technology
- College ready curriculum
- Performance based assessments
- Field studies & overnight expeditions
- Long term advisory model
Traditional vs NWPHS
Northwest Passage High School
Hennepin Technical College: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 6:30pm (Brooklyn Park Campus) Anoka Technical College: Wednesday, October 25th 5-7pm Minneapolis Community and Technical College: Tuesday, Oct. 24 5-7pm Century College Discover Century College: Oct. 3rd 5-6pm, Oct. 19 1-2pm Technical Career Night: Oct. 17 5-7pm Saint Cloud State University October 19, 20, 21st https://www.stcloudstate.edu/scsu4u/visit/special.aspx Minnesota State University, Mankato Thursday, Oct. 19 Friday, Oct.…Details
Attention Parents and Students, this years expedition catalog is now complete. Please note important dates and deadlines. We have a great assortment of expeditions this year for all interest and ability levels. Students should apply for expeditions via the Project Foundry Expedition Application form, and be sure to include trips leaders as group members.
I loved the support and encouragement that my daughter received to develop leadership/confidence skills.
My daughter was pleased to be able to work at her own pace. She really loved the low student to teacher ratio and appreciated the personal staff also.
A positive path for building real life experiences.
We partner with other organizations within our community to expand the learning experiences of our students