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 Colleges and Schools and the Southern Association of Independent Schools.

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The Latest from Peabody School

Peabody Swim Team Makes A Splash!

The Peabody Swim Team made a splash recently at two middle school meets! On January 20th, the team competed at Smith Aquatic Center in Field School's 4th Annual Middle School Meet. At this meet with six local school teams, each swimmer entered two individual events...

2017-18 School Calendar Available

Click here for the preliminary calendar for the 2017-2018 school year. This calendar includes major holidays and breaks, and we will continue to update it throughout the summer with school-related...

Alumni Update: Luke Henter (Class of 2012)

We are pleased to honor Luke Henter in our Winter Peabody Alumni Spotlight. Luke graduated from Peabody School in 2012, and is currently enrolled at Princeton University. Luke’s brother, James, is currently in the Seventh Grade at Peabody. During his time here, Luke gained an appreciation for nurturing his intellectual passions, and has been able to continue developing those interests throughout his educational career.