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About our academics

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.

Average Classroom Size:

  • Upper School 10, Middle and Lower Schools 14

Advanced Placement Courses:

  • Calculus, English Literature, English Language, Government

Dual Credit courses:

  • US History, French IV

Facilities and special programs:

  • Mary Addie Flowers Lower School, two-story classroom building
  • Ruth Camp Campbell Library and Administrative Building—offering over 14,000 volume
  • Camp-Ballard Gymnasium—basketball court, weight room, stage, locker rooms, coaches’ offices
  • Pillow Field—lighted football stadium, baseball and softball fields, and soccer field
  • Computer labs and Campus wide wireless network
  • Science laboratories (for biology, chemistry, physics)
  • Guidance Counseling and study skills instruction and support
  • College Placement program and SAT prep
  • Art studio
  • Nurse’s office and infirmary
  • Cafeteria—hot lunches served daily
  • Landscaped courtyard for outdoor lunches and free-time gatherings

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