Peabody School Student Population 2021-22
How many students attend Peabody School?
Peabody School serves 212 students (105 girls, 107 boys), from PreKindergarten through eighth grade.
How diverse is the student population?
In 2021-22, Peabody has a 28% student of color population.
What percentage of students receive financial assistance?
In 2021-2022, more than 21% of the Peabody student population receives some form of financial aid.
Where do Peabody students live?
Peabody School Faculty
What percentage of Peabody School faculty and staff hold advanced degrees?
74% of Peabody School faculty/staff overall hold advanced degrees; 82% of Peabody Middle School teachers hold advanced degrees.
How experienced are the teachers at Peabody School?
Peabody faculty and staff average 16 years of teaching experience, and 57% of Peabody teachers have 15+ years teaching experience.
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: 15 students First – Eighth Grades: 16 students (two classes per grade) 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?
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?
Contact any licensed school or clinical psychologist to arrange for testing. Request that the test results be forwarded to Peabody School. The testing typically takes between 1 1⁄2 and 2 hours, and children usually enjoy participating in the testing activities. Please do not attempt to have your child tested if s/he is tired, ill, or has recently been ill, as testing can only be done once every 365 days. Please indicate to the test administrator that the test is for Peabody School in order to expedite scheduling.
Several local options for in-person testing include:
- University of Virginia 434.924.7034
- Angie McHugh 434.996.6574 or email@example.com
- Aligned Clinical & Educational Services 434.466.1588 or www.crozetaces.org (Crozet)
Which associations is Peabody School accredited through?