Peabody School Student Population 2018-19
How many students attend Peabody School?
Peabody School serves 213 students (111 girls, 102 boys), from PreKindergarten through eighth grade.
How diverse is the student population?
Peabody has a 23% student of color population.
What percentage of students receive financial assistance?
In 2018-19, nearly 30% of the Peabody student population receive some form of financial aid.
Where do Peabody students live?
While the majority of our students are from the Charlottesville/Albemarle area, students travel from as far away as Waynesboro, Staunton, North Garden, Gordonsville, and Louisa to learn here.
Peabody School Faculty
What percentage of Peabody School teachers hold advanced degrees?
63% of Peabody School teachers overall hold advanced degrees; 90% of the Peabody Middle School teachers hold advanced degrees.
How experienced are the teachers at Peabody School?
The faculty averages 13 years of teaching experience, with 40 % of teachers having 15 years teaching experience or more.
Peabody School Learning Environment
How small are the classes at Peabody School?
The maximum class sizes are:
Pre-Kindergarten (two teachers in the classroom): 12 students
Kindergarten: 13 students
Lower School (Grades 1-5): 16 students
Upper School (Grades 6-8): 17 students
With a low student:teacher ratio, Peabody is able to individualize instruction within the classroom.
What High School course credits are offered at Peabody?
What classes are available in addition to the traditional core classes?
In addition to the core academic classes in English, Math, Science, History, and World Language, Peabody students in the lower school also take specials classes in the subjects of Art, Music, Drama, Physical Education, and Technology.
Middle School students have the opportunity to select from a menu of offerings for their Arts & Enrichment segment of the day. A list of those class offerings can be found here.
What tests are required for admission to Peabody School?
To take the WPPSI – children are age 2 years 6 months to 7 years 7 months
To take the WISC – children are age 6 years 0 months to 16 years 11 months
When a child is between age 6:0 and 7:7 it is up to the examiner to decide which test is most appropriate. Most children over age 6:0 applying to Peabody will take the WISC.
Students applying to the Middle School (grades six through eight) may submit results of assessments such as the CogAT, Woodcock-Johnson, Stanford-9, or the Iowa Test of Basic Skills in place of the WISC. Please contact the Director of Admissions for more information.
What do the WPPSI and WISC measure?
What will the results tell us?
What should I tell my child about the testing?
What does the Admissions Committee look for regarding testing?
Where can I get my child tested?
- University of Virginia 434.924.7034
- Angie McHugh 434.996.6574 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Lisa Locke-Downer 434.466.1588 or www.crozetaces.org (Crozet)
- Julia Blodgett 434.242.2331 or email@example.com
- Suzanne Michels 434.296.0762 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Allison Anderson 434.806.6510 or email@example.com
Which associations is Peabody School accredited through?
Peabody is accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS). Peabody is also a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC), and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD).