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 (SAIS), Peabody is also a memeber of the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD).
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The Latest from Peabody School
Can you spell "tergiversation" or "balustrades?" Five school finalists competed this past Wednesday in our annual Peabody Spelling Bee. Congratulations to Claire N. for winning this year's bee! Our four other finalists were Siena R., Ronak A., Felicity C., and Danny...
Please join us on Tuesday, February 12 from 9 - 1 p.m. for our Winter Admissions Open House! Prospective parents can tour with current parents, visit classes, and meet students and teachers. Please RSVP and register for a timeslot on our admissions webpage. See you...
We are excited to have been voted "Best Private School - Middle School" in the Charlottesville Family Awards, and congratulations to our first grade teacher, Robin Fox, for being voted "Best Teacher." We are extremely proud of all the great work our Peabody teachers...