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

Alumni Spotlight: The Kaytons

We love shining a spotlight on our Peabody Alumni and hearing about their journeys after Peabody. This month we are excited to feature a family of Peabody graduates: Ben (2006), Ellie (2009) and Kate (2013) Kayton. Ben graduated from Peabody in 2006. After leaving...

1st Place Win in Robot Design!

Our Peabody Lego League team, "The Octobots" competed in Richmond at the Lego League tournament last weekend and won FIRST PLACE in Robot Design! Peabody was competing in Division II, which is primarily comprised of middle school competitors. Our team impressed the...

Young Filmmakers Academy 2017

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...