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

Admissions Open House

The Peabody Admissions Open House for the 2018-19 academic year will be held on Wednesday, October 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Please click on the Admissions tab to RSVP to attend!

Peabody Launches Leadership Academy

On September 28, 2018, Peabody School students in grades 6-8 will participate in the inaugural launch of the school’s Leadership Academy, a new initiative being piloted with middle school students this year. Students will attend a Leadership Conference, hosted at the...

Congratulations, Peabody Graduates!

Congratulations to our Peabody graduates, as they embark on their high school careers!  The Class of 2017 will attend Renaissance School, Charlottesville High School, Albemarle High School (Math, Engineering & Science Academy), Monticello High School (Health &...