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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.

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College Acceptance Rate

Students attend the nation's finest universities

Top 4 Overall Academic Team Champions

Girls Basketball, Girls Soccer, Competitive Cheer, and Boys Cross County

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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.

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The Robotics Team Florida Ranking for Design and Programming

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South Florida Cappies Nominations

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Major theatre and dance productions produced in the Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools

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Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

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Career-oriented programs offered in the Upper School, including fellowships and internships

Meet Our Students

Sivan ‘20

Sivan ‘20

Senior Sivan Ben-David is an NSU University School "lifer" who began her educational journey as a Shark in junior kindergarten. In the past 14 years, Ben-David has proven herself to be a stellar student and individual, embodying USchool's mission of inclusivity and personalized excellence in academics, extracurriculars, and service. Her strong work ethic, instilled by her family at a young age, has led her to numerous impressive achievements, such as being named co-valedictorian for the Class of 2020.

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Melanie '20

Melanie '20

Senior Melanie Stone first began her educational journey at NSU University School 14 years ago and has seized every opportunity afforded to her along the way. At a young age, Stone was provided a strategic academic advantage having started in our Early Childhood Program. Over the years, she has flourished as a student and become a dedicated, hard-working leader driven to excel both in and out of the classroom.

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Ronnie ‘20

Ronnie ‘20

Throughout her nine years as a student at NSU University School, Class of 2020 salutatorian Ronnie Shashoua has served as an exemplary leader. Practicing the values of hard work and responsibility, Shashoua has taken initiative in creating positive change by using the tools USchool has provided to share her knowledge and skills with others in an effort to empower those in the community.

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Bella ‘20

Bella ‘20

In her time at NSU University School, senior Bella Stroup has truly led a life of service, looking for any way she can use her voice to help those in need while also remaining focused on achieving her academic goals. In Middle School, she recalls hearing from inspiring speakers whose uplifting messages encouraged her to share her own powerful life story in hopes of making an impact in the lives of those who may be experiencing a similar situation. Stroup was recently awarded the Heart, Soul, and Service Award from the Zonta Club in recognition of her service and advocacy.

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