A College Preparatory Private School with Two Campuses in Suffolk, VA. Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 12.

Inclusivity and Multiculturalism

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At NSA, students are engaged in their personal growth, inspired to discover their passions and empowered to make a difference in the world using their diverse backgrounds, knowledge and experiences.

We aspire to be a school community that values and practices the tenets of diversity, equity, inclusion and justice for all as well as one that practices the NAIS Principles of Good Practice for Equity and Justice. Our community is on a journey to grow and learn together to create a sense of belonging for all.

Our community is on a journey to grow and learn together to create a sense of belonging for all.

Inclusivity and Multiculturalism in Action

Sister Cities International: 2022 Theme, Generation Rescue Sustainable Water For All

On February 3, Suffolk Sister Cities International hosted the opening reception for the 33rd Annual Young Artists and Authors Showcase at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts. Each year, the showcase encourages youth from around the globe to express the mission of Sister Cities International through original artwork and literature.

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Real Talk: HBCU Edition

The College Board is hosting an event, "Real Talk: HBCU Edition," on Wednesday, March 2, and Thursday, March 3, at 7:00 p.m. for students who are considering a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) but aren't sure which one is right for them.

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Did You Know?


of NSA's students are students of color


NSA has nearly doubled students of color in the last decade


The Board of Trustees has quadrupled the number of trustees of color over the last decade


NSA's tuition assistance budget has more than doubled in size over the past 10 years


Tuition assistance awarded for the 2022–2023 school year to make an NSA education more accessible to a wider range of families of all backgrounds


The average need-based tuition assistance award in 2021-2022. Awards range from $500 to over $9,000 and do not have to be repaid.

Support Inclusivity and Multiculturalism at NSA

NSA received an anonymous gift of $100,000 to establish a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Endowment Fund. Please click on the link below to make an online donation. On the giving form, please select Annual Fund and check the box for inclusivity and multiculturalism. We greatly appreciate your support and your commitment to inclusivity and multiculturalism at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy!

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Meet Our Inclusivity and Multiculturalism Team

Our inclusivity and multiculturalism team is composed of members of the faculty, staff and administration who represent diverse genders, religions, races, sexual orientations and identities as well as cultural and ethnic backgrounds in an effort to be representative of our entire student body.