About Southampton Academy

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 directions to schools in the VCC Conference please visit our Directions Page.

Who We Serve

Southampton Academy currently serves Southampton County, City of Franklin, Greensville County, Suffolk, Isle of Wight County, Surry County, Sussex County, Northampton County

Contact Us

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

News Around Campus

See whats new on our campus through the articles and tabs below.

French Honor Society Induction

April 23, 2015

Southampton Academy French Honor Society Induction at 10am in the Ruth Camp Campbell Library

PTO Event - Movies & Dinner

April 28, 2015

Please join us on Saturday, April 25th for movies and dinner.
Doors will open at 4 pm and dinner will be served after the first movie. Take out is available.

2015 Forensics Team

March 2015
Novice - Overall 2nd Place Winner:
Children's Choice Award
- Kendal Ferguson
After Dinner Speaking
- Margaret Stevens
Serious Oral Interpretation
- Richard Byrd - 2nd Place Winner
Humorous Oral Interpretation
- Ben Fly and Haley Lowe
Serious Poetry
- Claire Watson
Humorous Prose
- Wyatt Jernigan - 1st Place Winner
Humorous Prose
- Emily Wrenn
Story Telling
- Kendal Ferguson - 1st Place Winner
Dual Oral Interpretation
- Mason Pope and Caroline Nicholson
Sight Reading
- Selena Johnson - 1st Place Winner
Sight Reading
- Katherine Davis - 3rd Place Winner
Varsity - Overall 3rd Place Winner:
Extemporaneous Speaking
- Chris Fly
Original Oratory
- Mina Johnson - 2nd Place Winner
Serious Oral Interpretation
- Mia Gamboni
Serious Oral Interpretation
- Kirsten Wachsmann - 3rd Place Winner
Humorous Oral Interpretation
- Alex Hasty - 1st Place Winner
Humorous Oral Interpretation
- Morgan Garris
Serious Poetry
- Chase Jackson and Brooke Mizelle
Serious Prose
- Madison Dunn - 2nd Place Winner
Humorous Prose
- Julie Russo - 1st Place Winner
Humorous Prose
- Matt Rose
Story Telling
- Aleena Edwards - 1st Place Winner
Story Telling
- Chelsea Beltrami
Dual Oral Interpretation
- Haley Drewry and Paige Parker - 1st Place Winners
Sight Reading
- Seth Edwards

Lady Raiders on six-game winning streak


On Thursday, Southampton Academy’s Brooke Mizelle and Brunswick Academy’s Elise Walton had an outright duel on the mound...

Seven-run second inning propels Lady Raiders


The Southampton Academy Lady Raiders run-ruled the Halifax Academy Vikings on Monday afternoon, 16-3...

Southampton Academy Raiders Baseball


Heading into spring break, the Southampton Academy Raiders baseball team has started off strong with an 8-0 record thus far. The success has come from hard work...

Lady Raiders Pick Up Dramatic Win


One year after winning the Virginia Commonwealth Conference, the Southampton Academy co-ed soccer team has been tasked with replacing eight seniors. Repeating as champions...

Middle School AVA Forensics


Southampton Academy’s 5th, 6th and 7th Grade Forensics Team competed at Amelia Academy on Friday, March 20, 2015. Congratulations to:
Chloe Bunn - 3rd place - 5th Grade Serious Public Speaking
Erika Shaffer - 3rd place - 5th Grade Girls' Monologue
Wyatt Smith - 3rd place - 5th Grade Boys' Poetry
Knox Butler - 2nd place – 6th Grade Serious Public Speaking
Coles Owens - 2nd place – 6th Grade Humorous Public Speaking
Will Applewhite - 3rd place – 7th Boys' Monologue
Hannah Fitch - 3rd place – 7th Grade Serious Public Speaking
Emma Hoctor - 2nd place – 7th Grade Humorous Public Speaking

Southampton Academy JJV Team Goes Undefeated


Southampton Academy’s JJV Boys Basketball Team finished their season 13-0 with a 48-14 victory over Blessed Sacrament Huguenot...

Virginia BETA Scholarship


Congratulations to Rachael Hopkins, President of Southampton Academy’s BETA Club, for being the recipient of the 2014-2015 Virginia BETA Scholarship. She was awarded the scholarship at the 75th Annual Virginia BETA Club Convention on March 21, 2015.


Southampton Academy has been fortunate enough to acquire 28 new Chromebooks and 2 new carts, so our students and faculty can utilize them in their classrooms and around campus for Scholastic Core Clicks, academic research, Accelerated Reader, MathFacts in a Flash and to access a multitude of online classes and coursework.

Montreal and Quebec Trip

March 4 - 9, 2015

French II and French III students went to Montreal and Quebec from March 4 - 9, 2015. They visited historic parts of Montreal and Quebec. It was great for students to see all of the signs in French and be able to practice ordering our meals in French. Everyone had a great time!

Lady Raiders Pick Up Dramatic Win


In the top of the seventh, Southampton Academy was facing extra innings when Avery Pope stepped up to the plate with runners on first and third...

Regional Governor's School and the UVA Summer Enrichment Program!

Congratulations to our Lower and Middle student who qualified to attend the Meherrin Summer Regional Governor's School and the UVA Summer Enrichment Program!

Summer Enrichment Programs!

Southampton Academy has qualified Upper School students to enroll for the University of Virginia Summer Enrichment Program and the Duke TIP Field Studies Program for the Summer of 2015.

The Hugh O'Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Conference!

Two Upper School students will be attending The Hugh O'Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Conference during the Summer of 2015.

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