Peabody School

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

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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

Lego Team Wins First Place Research Project

Congratulations to the Peabody FIRST Lego League Team, which won first place for their research project at the November competition in Richmond! The team consisted of Kes R., Ronak A., William M., Tristan O., and team coach Kathleen Olowin. They have worked very hard...

Applications for 2017-18 Now Being Accepted!

Applications for 2017-18 Peabody PreK - Grade 7 are now being accepted.  We invite you to learn more about us on our Admissions homepage or to schedule a tour by calling 434.296.6901. We hope to see you at Peabody next year!

Guest Speakers Khizr Kahn and Alton Keel

The Peabody 8th Grade Government Class was pleased to welcome two guest speakers in November. Mr. Khizr Muazzam Khan is Pakistani American and the father of United States Army Captain Humayun Khan, who was killed in 2004 during the Iraq War. He and his wife received...