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 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 (Heath &...
We are thrilled to announce that Peabody School has made the finalist ballot for the Best of Cville in the categories of Best Private School AND Best Preschool! Thank you to C-VILLE Weekly and all our nominators for including us, we are very proud! Final voting...
We are pleased to honor Rachel Cross in our Spring Peabody Alumni Spotlight. Rachel graduated from Peabody School in 2013 and her brother, Connor, is currently in the eighth grade at Peabody. Rachel is very excited to be attending Williams College in the fall as she says “in some ways, it is similar to Peabody, with small interactive classes where the professors get to know the students and are dedicated to helping them learn.”