NSU University School is an independent, college preparatory school that provides a challenging and personalized education within a supportive environment for students of average to gifted abilities.
On a vibrant, expansive campus that currently houses nearly 2,000 students in prekindergarten through grade 12, University School students enjoy a challenging academic curriculum with a wide range of choices, strong fine and performing arts options, and a robust athletic program. University School helps develop global leaders who acquire the knowledge, skills, and habits that are required for them to be successful. This year, the Robotics Team won the highest award at their recent tournament, the speech and debate team ranks in the top 1 percent in the nation (third year in a row), and our chess teams scored among the top five in their grade-defined sections and qualified for the chess championship (third year in a row)! Starting as early as prekindergarten, University School sets a foundation for success and a love for learning in a child-centered environment. Active learning, personalized instruction, and skilled teachers (75 percent have advanced degrees)who use a combination of developmental theories to design a unique learning program for each childare the hallmarks of University School's early childhood programs and set it apart from other schools. While there are many resources available to students who attend University School, its location on the campus of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a unique advantage. University Schools collaboration with NSUthe ninth largest, not-for-profit, private university in the nationoffers our students a host of opportunities. As part of NSU, University School affords students unprecedented access to college-level resources, which gives students an advantage as they prepare for post-secondary school life. University School has a number of innovative academic programs where collaboration with NSU has led to new levels of research and scholarly achievement. Many University School students are Science Research Program participants, Robotics Team members, Independent Research Study participants, Math Fellows, and Writing Fellows. Through these affiliations, they have the opportunity to work alongside and share a campus with world-class NSU scientists, researchers, and distinguished professors, who visit University School classrooms and mentor students. University School has the right formula and the right environment to promote all students abilities to learn, grow, and succeed academically, socially, and personally.