At Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, students are challenged and guided to discover their individual talents.
To meet the needs and aspirations of today's students, NSA offers opportunities for leadership, for experiential learning and for students to pursue ideas and interests that inspire them.
Guided by our motto, Honor Above All, students learn to hold high standards for themselves that enable them to reach their maximum potential in college and life.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 837 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Nansemond-Suffolk Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
837 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Number of AP Courses
18 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French Language, AP Latin: Vergil, AP Physics C: Electricity & Magnestism, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
(no uniforms, no jeans)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies by specific grade levels
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Mrs. Maggie Prince
Admissions Associate
Mrs. Emily Webb
Endowment Size
$3.7 million



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
58 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
A/V Club, Assist 3D, Basketball Club, Battle of the Brains, Boys and Girls Club, Boys' Volleyball, Breast Cancer Awareness, Business Club, Card Games Club, Checkers Club, Class Officers, Connecting with Kids, Cornhole Club, Cross Language Club, Dance Club, Debate Club, Environmental Awareness Club, Film Club, Forensics Team, Four Square Club, French Club, FUN Service Club, GSA/Hero Club, Haiti Club, Helping Hands Club, Honor Council, Indoor Soccer Club, Judicial Council, Math Club, Mental Health Awareness Club, Model UN, National Honor Society, NFL Club, Operation Smile, Outreach360 Club, Ping Pong Club, Right Brain Club, Robotics Team, Roc Solid Club, SADD Club, Save the Animals Today Club, Snowboarding/Ski Club, SPCA Club, Spectrum (Literary Magazine), Spikeball Club, Spirit Club, Stem Club, Student Council, TRASH Club, Travel Club, Ultimate Frisbee Club, Writers' Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, NoteWorthy (Intermediate Chorus), Theater Arts, Vocal Pointe (Advanced Chorus)

School Notes

  • As a leader in education for more than 50 years, Nansemond-Suffolk Academy partners with families to prepare students for success in college and beyond. Our legacy of academic excellence continues today. To learn more about the NSA experience, please contact the Office of Admissions at or (757)539-8789 to schedule a personal tour today!
Profile last updated: 07/19/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 837 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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