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 Independent Schools.

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Peabody Admissions

NEWS

The Latest from Peabody School

Peabody Speaker Series

We are proud welcome Dr. Joy Lawson Davis to Peabody on October 22nd at 7PM. Dr. Davis will be speaking on "Raising & Nurturing Socially Conscious Gifted Youth."  Dr. Davis has been an at-large member of the NAGC (National Association for Gifted Children) Board of...

Fall Admissions Open House

The Peabody School Fall Admissions Open House will be Wednesday, October 17 from 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Prospective parents can tour with current parents, visit classes, and meet students and teachers.  Please RSVP at peabodyschool.org/admissions/ .  See you soon!!

Entrepreneurship Class Launches!

This year, Peabody’s 8th graders will participate in an exciting entrepreneurship program called mxINCedu, with help from Uncharted Learning, NFP, the developer of the national entrepreneurship incubator program. In mxINCedu, students will be introduced to what it...