Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.
WELCOME TO PEABODY SCHOOL
Serving academically advanced students since 1994
A unique educational opportunity
Founded in 1994, Peabody School is a Pre-K – 8th grade independent school serving gifted and academically advanced students, located in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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.
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 by the Southern Association of Independent Schools.
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The Latest from Peabody School
Congratulations to our Class of 2018 graduates! We are so excited for you, and wish you all the best in high school. Have a wonderful summer! Aaron A – St. Anne’s-Belfield School Cole B – Charlottesville High School Kate - Western Albemarle High School Len C –...
Peabody is happy to present our new Literary magazine, entitled "Illuminations." Students in Grades 5-8 voluntarily submitted these works for publication, reflecting their efforts over the course of the 2017-18 academic year. We hope you enjoy it! You can also...
Peabody is pleased to feature Peabody alumni siblings Jessie (2008) and Josh (2012) Press-Williams in our Alumni Spotlight for May! Jessie graduated from Peabody in 2008, attended Charlottesville High School, and graduated from MIT with a degree in Mechanical...