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

Entrepreneurship Class Launches!

This year, Peabody’s 8th graders will participate in an exciting entrepreneurship program called mxINCedu, with help from Uncharted Learning, NFP, the developer of the national entrepreneurship incubator program. In mxINCedu, students will be introduced to what it...

Back to School Nights!

We are excited to officially welcome back all of our families during our two Back to School Nights. Families will have the opportunity to visit their student's classroom and get an overview of the program from the teacher. Specials teachers will also be available...

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 –...