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
Peabody is thrilled to welcome our nine students visiting from the Vauban School in Belfort, France! Peabody families are hosting students for two weeks while they attend Peabody and also participate in excursions to Monticello, Washington, D.C., and Shenandoah...
Congratulations to 8th grade students Kat R. and Liam S, who represented Peabody in a live programming competition at the USA Science & Engineering Festival in D.C this past Saturday. Peabody took 3rd place out of 25 schools! We are so proud of you!
Earlier this month, Peabody 8th grader James Henter won First Place in the Microbiology category at the 37th Annual Virginia Piedmont Regional Science Fair with his project, “Bacteria in a Local K-8 school: Quantity, Type, and Response to Cleaning Products.” There...