2020 Campaign

Peabody School is pleased to announce the Peabody 2020 Capital Campaign, along with plans to build a new, state-of-the-art academic building that will be an environmentally friendly asset to our Peabody community. Please take a moment to learn about this exciting initiative!

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Serving academically advanced students since 1994

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2020 Campaign

Peabody School is pleased to announce the Peabody 2020 Capital Campaign, along with plans to build a new, state-of-the-art academic building that will be an environmentally friendly asset to our Peabody community. Please take a moment to learn about this exciting initiative!

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 Independent Schools (SAIS), Peabody is also a memeber of the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD).

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