Students celebrate after completing an escape room during summer programming last year.

Northwest Talent Academy

  • NWTA is a collaborative venture from local school districts, designed to provide high-level summer programming for identified high potential learners. NWTA partner districts are: Monticello, St. Michael-Albertville, Annandale, Big Lake, Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose, and Elk River Area School District.

    NWTA Mission
    The Northwest Talent Academy is dedicated to meeting the needs of our identified high potential learners by providing unique challenges in a fast-paced and engaging educational environment.

    NWTA Basic Facts
    Northwest Talent Academy runs for three weeks in June (10-13, 17-20, 24-27) with each session being four days long. Both full day (8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.) and half day courses (8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. are available. Courses are open to students in Grades 2 through 8 who have been identified by their school district as a high potential learner.