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


Alumnus from the Class of 2023

Cultivating a Lifelong Commitment to Learning

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.


Age Two+

The NSA experience begins at age two, providing a joyful introduction to the classroom.

Lower School

Kindergarten–Grade 5

Lower School students thrive in a caring and academically challenging community.

Middle School

Grades 6–8

Middle School students are nurtured and challenged in a small, cohesive community.

Upper School

Grades 9–12

A challenging curriculum empowers students to discover and pursue their passions.

Student-Centered Curriculum

Students are able to realize their full potential as a result of our student-centered curriculum and our flexibility to address each student’s individual needs. Through guidance from our experienced faculty, students are able to build on their natural curiosity and enthusiasm for learning while growing in confidence and competence.