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Located on thirty acres in the Town of Courtland, Virginia, Southampton Academy is a college-preparatory day school with approximately 400 boys and girls in pre-kindergarten through high school.
Students enroll at the Academy for the challenges and support they need to begin a life of learning.
They enjoy opportunities to perform in a variety of arenas, and to contribute in unique ways to a vibrant school community-in the arts, athletics, student government, service, and cooperative learning. Academic and co-curricular programs are designed and conducted to challenge bright minds and nurture caring hearts.
Lessons and experiences reach beyond the classroom-through special events, trips, guest speakers and performances; independent projects and research opportunities; after-school activities and sports. Together, they prepare Academy graduates for success and fulfillment in higher education and career.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 479 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Southampton 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
Year Founded
1969

Student Body

Total Students
479 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade
Southampton Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
15%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
4 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Government, Dual Credit French IV, Dual Credit US History, Honors Algebra II, Honors American Literature, Honors Biology, Honors Calculus, Honors Chemistry, Honors English 10, Honors English 12, Honors Geometry, Honors Government, Honors Pre-Calculus, Honors World History II
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Introductory tuition rate for new students
Admissions Director
Kim Drewry

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Beta Club, Chess Club, FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes), Forensics Team, National Honor Society (NHS), National Junior Honor Society (NJHS), SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), Scholastic Bowl Team, Student Council, Student Council (Middle School)

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Club, Yearbook

School Notes

  • Parents interested in learning more about Academy programs and opportunities are encouraged to contact the Admissions Office to schedule a campus visit or request more information. Prospective Middle and Upper School students in particular benefit from visiting classes with a current student in the same grade level, as coordinated by the Admissions staff. The student must then perform satisfactorily on a nationally standardized admissions test, and the Academy must receive evidence of the student`s good behavior at previous schools, as applicable. The following documents are requested: Birth Certificate, Current Health (physical and immunization) forms, Recommendation(s) from current teachers, School records, academic reports, and transcripts. Pre-kindergarten children do not take written application tests. September 30 is the birth date used to place children into appropriate Pre-K classes (for three or four year olds).

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 479 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $12,763 for elementary schools and $16,573 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Virginia is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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