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.


Southampton Academy students get All-Conference, All-State nods

Southampton Academy ended its 2014 football season with another run into the playoffs. While they did not go as deep as they did the previous two years, many of their athletes excelled in the 8-man game on the field and were awarded thusly...


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.


Jump/Hoops for Heart Campaign

Southampton Academy will kick off their Annual Jump/Hoops for Heart Campaign on Monday, February 2, 2015. This American Heart Association fundraising event will continue through February 18, 2015.


A Night in Paris

The Middle School SGA is hosting " A Night in Paris" Valentine Event on Saturday February 14, 2015 in the SA Cafe from 6pm - 8pm for 7th and 8th grade Southampton Academy students. Assembly dress required and all proceeds go to the Jump/Hoops for Heart Campaign.

Southampton Academy Spelling Bee Champion

Congratulations to Will Belmonte, our Southampton Academy Spelling Bee Champion and Knox Butler, our Runner Up. Both gentlemen received a saving bond as a prize. The Spelling Bee Champion will compete in televised Virginian -Pilot Spelling Bee in February.

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!

Awards and Cometitions

Our Southampton Academy Middle and Upper School students have been nominated for numerous awards and have entered essay and oratorical competitions, along with being busy preparing for Scholastic Bowl Meets, AVA Events, Middle School and Upper School Forensics Events.

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.

Awards and Cometitions

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.

Southampton Academy’s Parker signs with Chowan

A quiet ceremony recently took place in the Southampton Academy library to allow student-athlete Paul Parker to sign his letter of intent to attend Chowan University...

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