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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The Latest from Peabody School

Class of 2014 College Plans!

Congratulations to our Class of 2014 graduates, who have recently made their college decisions!  We are so excited about the diverse and impressive plans they have made, and wish them all the best with their new adventures!  Click here to see where they are headed:...

Young Conservationist Award

Thank you to our friends at the Rainforest Trust for their informative presentation to the Peabody 5th-8th graders, and congratulations to 8th grader Evelyn L., who won the Trust's Young Conservationist Award for her Leadership Project with them this year. Her...

E-Congress Record Win!

Congratulations to our 8th Grade Government students, who smashed all prior school records as legislators in Peabody's 7th year participating in the Youth Leadership Initiative E-Congress - a national program run by UVA's Center for Politics.  This year's group, our...