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 (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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The Latest from Peabody School
Peabody alumnus Darius Wynn (Class of 2008) attended Peabody from 6th through 8th grade, but you can still regularly see him back on campus, advising our 8th grade entrepreneurship class this year! (Sometimes he stops and says hi to his parents, Peabody Athletic...
We are excited to have been voted "Best Private School - Middle School" in the Charlottesville Family Awards, and congratulations to our first grade teacher, Robin Fox, for being voted "Best Teacher." We are extremely proud of all the great work our Peabody teachers...
The Peabody Debate team had a lot of success at November's Charlottesville Debate League tournament. All four teams--Joshua L. & Gabe D., Sascha R. & Ananya M., Julia S. & Ellena A., Caroline G. & Danny V.--did a fantastic job over the initial three...