Why USchool

At NSU University School, the classroom is our cornerstone, but we recognize that true development takes a combination of academics, arts, athletics, and community service. By allowing our students to focus on their individual talents and strengths, we are able to bring out the best in them today - and well into the future.

College Connection

Preparing for college by learning at one.

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Competitive Athletics

Building lifelong friendships through successful teamwork.

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Vibrant Arts

Exploring creativity through a full compliment of artistic opportunities.

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Progressive Academics

Innovative educational opportunities in and out of the classroom.

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Active and Engaged Learners

Achieving success through collaboration, problem solving, and innovation from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12.

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Commitment to Character

Our core values include a strong commitment to community service and respect for others.

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Did You Know?

NSU University School is a private, college preparatory school educating students in junior kindergarten through grade 12.


College Acceptance Rate

Students attend the nation's finest universities

Top 3 Overall Academic Team Champions

Girls Basketball, Girls Soccer, and Boys Soccer teams ranked first in the state


Qualified Educators

Most hold Masters and Doctorate degrees

The Junior Achievement Fellows Team was one of two teams to represent South Florida at the Junior Achievement National Student Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C.

Middle School students study and grow plants using aquaponics, a food production system that relies on a symbiotic relationship between plants and fish.


The Robotics Team Florida Ranking for Design and Programming


South Florida Cappies Nominations


Student-produced Films at the All-American High School Film Festival


Regional Scholastic Art Awards


Scholastic Writing Awards

Meet Our Students

Michael '19

Michael '19

For senior Michael Gonzalez, science, service, and sincerity have defined his eight years as an NSU University School student. Having taken 10 Advanced Placement classes in high school and currently enrolled in six, Gonzalez sees a challenge and tackles it head-on without hesitation. He ultimately desires to learn as much as he can and takes full advantage of the personalized education we offer at USchool.

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Aysha ‘19

Aysha ‘19

The sky is the limit for senior Aysha Zackria, an NSU University School "lifer" who has cultivated various passions while demonstrating a true love for learning during her 14 years at USchool. She is mindful and enthusiastic about seizing every opportunity that is presented to her because she knows she can handle doing so.

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Skylar ‘19

Skylar ‘19

Although Skylar Ronkin took up the sport of pole vaulting her sophomore year, she has vaulted her way from junior kindergarten to senior year having experienced successes of all sorts at NSU University School. Her commitment to academic excellence is evident in the numerous awards and distinctions she has earned such as being named a National Merit Semifinalist, National AP Scholar, and earning a nearly perfect SAT score.

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