Peabody School

Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.

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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 (SAIS), Peabody is also a memeber of the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD).

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NEWS

The Latest from Peabody School

Spring Musical Auditions!

We are excited to be staging "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" as our spring musical this year! Auditions for students in 2nd - 8th Grade will be held in December. For those who do not want to audition but would still like a part, involvement in chorus is by...

Peabody Alumnus chosen World Science Scholar

Congratulations to Peabody Class of 2016 Alumnus Yanni Raymond, a junior at Renaissance School, who is one of 45 high school students in the world selected as a World Science Scholar. This award is bestowed by the World Science Festival to recognize students with...

Peabody Speaker Series

Thank you to Dr. Joy Lawson Davis, who spoke to Peabody parents on October 22nd on the topic of  "Raising & Nurturing Socially Conscious Gifted Youth."  Dr. Davis has been an at-large member of the NAGC (National Association for Gifted Children) Board of...