Peabody School

Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.

Peabody School fire

WELCOME TO PEABODY SCHOOL

Serving academically advanced students since 1994

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Peabody School History

Our Story

The History of Peabody School

Peabody School Academics

Academics

A Differentiated Approach

Peabody School Student Life

Student Life

Going Beyond the Classroom

WHY PEABODY?

A unique educational opportunity

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Academically Advanced

Mission Driven

Founded in 1994, Peabody School is a Pre-K – 8th grade independent school serving gifted and academically advanced students, located in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Small Class Size

Differentiated

Provides a differentiated learning experience through small class size (12-16 students) and expertly trained teachers who balance teacher-directed and student-initiated focus on inquiry and discovery.

Multi-Disciplinary

Holistic

Embraces educating the whole child with a focus on social-emotional development, as well as extensive opportunities in fine and performing arts, service learning, athletics, electives, and extracurricular programming.

Accredited

Credentialed

Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Southern Association of Independent Schools.

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NEWS

The Latest from Peabody School

2017-18 School Calendar Available

Click here for the preliminary calendar for the 2017-2018 school year. This calendar includes major holidays and breaks, and we will continue to update it throughout the summer with school-related...

First Place Win in Science Fair

On March 9th, 7th grader James H. won First Place in the Medicine and Health Sciences category at the 36th Annual Virginia Piedmont Regional Science Fair with his project, "Are Fingerprints Hereditary? A Multi-Generational Analysis of Six Families." There were over...

Local Children’s Author Visits Peabody

The Peabody 4th grade classes were happy to welcome local children's author Lisa Martin to speak on fiction writing and the creative writing process.  Lisa grew up in New Orleans and has written and published the Anton & Cecil the Cat trilogy series.  She is also...