About Southampton Academy

Home of the SA Raider State Champions:

2015 and 2016 VISAA Division III Baseball State Champions

2015 and 2016 VISAA Division III Softball State Champions

2015 NCISAA IA 8 Man Football State Champions

Southampton Academy challenges and encourages each student to learn and grow through academic experiences that combine innovation and tradition with moral and spiritual values in a supportive family environment.

Grade Levels

Southampton Academy offers Pre-K3 through 12th Grade


Southampton Academy is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools


Southampton Academy is located at 26495 Old Plank Road Courtland, VA 23837

Directions to Athletic Events

For driving directions to some of our Athletic Events, please visit our Directions Page.

Who We Serve

Southampton Academy currently serves Southampton County, City of Franklin, Greensville County, City of Emporia, City of Suffolk, Isle of Wight County, Surry County, Sussex County, City of Petersburg, and parts of North Carolina.

Contact Us

If you have any questions feel free to contact us through email at sa@southamptonacademy.org

Upcoming Events

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News Around Campus

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Raiders win 42-22 over Parrott Academy

The Southampton Academy Raiders had a big first half as they outscored the visiting Parrott Academy Patriots 34-16 at the half and held onto to take a 42 -22 final score on Friday at Pilliar Field.

Southampton Academy thanks local heroes

Southampton Academy buzzed with excitement this week as students and staff honored area law enforcement officers and first responders as heroes in our community. Throughout the week, law enforcement personnel, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, and paramedics were thanked for service.

SA Raiders victorious over Grace Christian Eagles

Last Thursday, Southampton Academy won 54-12 on home turf over Grace Christian School from Raleigh, North Carolina.

SA Raiders start strong in state title defense

The Southampton Academy Raiders, coming off their fourth North Carolina Independent School Athletic Association State Championship, have gotten off to a good start in search of a fifth in 2016.

Southampton Academy wins TREX Plastic Bag Challenge

Did you know 70,000 plastic bags are released into the environment everyday? This not only increases unsightly litter on roadways and in neighborhoods, but also poses a threat to animals and plants.

BLAST Program

Congratulations to Will Belmonte and Noah Shaffer for being accepted into and attending the BLAST Program this summer at the University of Virginia. The BLAST program is a partnership between the Virginia Space Grant Consortium, the Commonwealth of Virginia, Old Dominion University, University of Virginia and Virginia Tech. Since 2013, the BLAST program has offered a free, dynamic, three-day, residential, summer science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) experience for rising 9th and 10th grade Virginia students held at Virginia Tech and the University of Virginia. Old Dominion University joined the partnership in 2016. To date, 632 students representing all areas of the state have engaged in team-based activities designed to solve engineering and scientific challenges under the guidance of university faculty and students. This summer 320 students participated out of a qualified applicant pool of 1,030 students.

Baseball | Southampton Academy wins 2nd straight state title

Andrew Lowe struck out 10 in a complete game Sunday to lead Southampton Academy to a 3-1 victory over Isle of Wight in the VISAA Division III state championship game at Shepherd Stadium.

Southampton Academy bids farewell to the Class of ‘16

Southampton Academy said goodbye to 22 Raiders at its 2016 graduation commencement on Thursday. The graduates were seen off by a crowd of friends, family, fellow alumni and the faculty and staff. Headmaster W. Scott Wasdin lauded the seniors for their many scholastic achievements — including the amount of scholarships the graduating body had been awarded. He presented certificates to each honors student, nine in total.

Bronco Federal Credit Union awards $20,000 in scholarships

Bronco Federal Credit Union is pleased to award eight high school seniors from the community with scholarships to help them begin their continued education journey. This year’s program awarded two $5,000 scholarships, one $2,500 scholarship, one $2,000 scholarship, three $1,500 scholarships and one $1,000 scholarship to the graduating seniors.

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