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
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...
Thanks to everyone who was able to join us for the "Peabody and the Chocolate Factory" Gala! The Live and Silent auctions were very successful, and funds raised will go toward teacher professional development and our new partnership with the Curry School of Education...
We love shining a spotlight on our Peabody Alumni and hearing about their journeys after Peabody. This month we are excited to feature a family of Peabody graduates: Ben (2006), Ellie (2009) and Kate (2013) Kayton. Ben graduated from Peabody in 2006. After leaving...