Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.
WELCOME TO PEABODY SCHOOL
Serving academically advanced students since 1994
A unique educational opportunity
Founded in 1994, Peabody School is a Pre-K – 8th grade independent school serving gifted and academically advanced students, located in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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.
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 by the Southern Association of Independent Schools.
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The Latest from Peabody School
This fall we were very excited to bring Young Filmmakers Academy 2017: "Creating Peace" to Peabody and offer a new after school filmmaking program for students in grades 4-8. The program began in late August and culminated with a red carpet premiere at the Virginia...
Congratulations to 8th graders Kat R. and Venetia S. on their first place win at the Charlottesville Debate League competition! #debatechamp #cdl #cvilledebate
Many thanks to Dr. Jane Englund, UVA Adjunct Professor in Gifted Education, for her wonderful presentation last week on the Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children and the Complexities of Successful Parenting of Gifted Children. We appreciate her sharing...