西北中文学校创建于1995年，为经政府注册的非赢利教育机构，重点教授标准普通话（国语），简体字和拼音。学校周末授课，主校位于华盛顿Bellevue的Newport High School，分校设在Washington Middle School。经过十余年的努力，现在校学生已达1900多人次，教职员工近百人。除了从幼儿到成人不同年级的58个中文班之外，还开设了各种英文和数学加强班，国画、美术、舞蹈表演、小提琴班，以及免费为本校家长提供的成人英文、舞蹈、瑜伽和太极班等等。学校每年暑期还开办星期一至星期五的全日班，备受社区欢迎。西北中文学校得到美国学校认证机构的认证，学分可被其他美国学校认可为外语学分.
Northwest Chinese School is a Washington State registered non-profit educational organization founded in 1995; it specializes in teaching students Mandarin, simplified Chinese, and pinyin. It is a Saturday school with the main campus at Bellevue’s Newport High School and a Seattle branch at Washington Middle School. After over ten years of hard work, there are currently more than 1900 enrolled and 100 staff members at NWCS. Besides 58 Chinese classes ranging from preschool to adult, the school is also home to classes including enrichment math, English, Chinese youth painting, art, performing dance, and violin as well as free classes (English, dance, yoga, Taiji) for the school’s teachers and parents. Every summer, NWCS also has a full time summer camp that has been very well received by the general community. NWCS is accredited by the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools (NAAS).