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

French Exchange Visitors Arrive

Peabody is thrilled to welcome our nine students visiting from the Vauban School in Belfort, France!  Peabody families are hosting students for two weeks while they attend Peabody and also participate in excursions to Monticello, Washington, D.C., and Shenandoah...

USA Science & Engineering Coding Win!

Congratulations to 8th grade students Kat R. and Liam S, who represented Peabody in a live programming competition at the USA Science & Engineering Festival in D.C this past Saturday. Peabody took 3rd place out of 25 schools!  We are so proud of you!

First Place Science Fair Win!

Earlier this month, Peabody 8th grader James Henter won First Place in the Microbiology category at the 37th Annual Virginia Piedmont Regional Science Fair with his project, “Bacteria in a Local K-8 school: Quantity, Type, and Response to Cleaning Products.” There...