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

Class of 2018 Graduation

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 –...

“Illuminations” Published

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...

2018 Alumni Spotlight

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...