Peabody School

1232 Stoney Ridge Road,
Charlottesville, VA, 22902-0229
Tel: (434)296-6901
Grades: PK - 8 | 158 students
Peabody School is an independent, nonprofit, nondenominational school for intellectually advanced students in grades Pre-K through 8th grade. Peabody School's mission is to serve the needs of intellectually advanced children of all backgrounds by promoting cognitive, social, and emotional development at a rate commensurate with his or her ability, while providing a foundation for students to become life-long learners.
Peabody School offers the most effective educational experience for highly able learners; a full-time program with their intellectual peers, led by highly skilled and uniquely qualified teachers.
Peabody offers a wide-ranging and rigorous curriculum.
We offer diffrentiated instruction specially tailored to meet the needs of our students.
Prospective parents can tour the school, meet the teachers, and observe classes.
We welcome the opportunity to show you our school.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Programs Supported Academically Advanced Students
Year Founded 1994

Student Body

Total Students 158 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Peabody School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 76%
Average Class Size 12 students
Advanced Courses Algebra I, Algebra II, Biology, French I, French II, Geometry, Spanish I, Spanish II, 
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,780
Tuition Notes Pre-kindergarten tuition rate: $10,000 K-8 tuition rate: $12,780
% on Financial Aid 33%
Admissions Director Katherine W. Murrah

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
SoccerTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Robotics Chess, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Robotics,

School Notes:

  • Located minutes from Downtown Charlottesville, just off of Interstate 64 in Albemarle County, Peabody School has been promoting problem solving, creativity and leadership both in and out of the classroom for 18 years. A broad scope of subject matter is taught and opportunities for small group and independent work are offered each day. In small, supportive classrooms, students are equipped with leadership skills and the confidence necessary to meet academic challenges that lie ahead.

  • Profile last updated: 09/20/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Tandem Friends School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tandem Friends School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Covenant School (0.8 miles away)
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  • Charlottesville Tandem Friends School
    (Friends)
    279 Tandem Lane
    Charlottesville , VA , 22902
    (434)296-1303
    (Friends)
    0.7  mi  |  217  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Charlottesville
    The Covenant School
    (Christian)
    175 Hickory St
    Charlottesville , VA , 22902
    (434)220-7329
    (Christian)
    0.8  mi  |  500  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Charlottesville
    The International School Of Charlottesville
    Special Program Emphasis
    830 Monticello Avenue
    Charlottesville , VA , 22902
    (434)984-2174
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.9  mi  |  72  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Charlottesville
    Renaissance School
    Special Program Emphasis
    418 East Jefferson St
    Charlottesville , VA , 22902
    (434)984-1952
    Special Program Emphasis
    2.3  mi  |  32  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Charlottesville
    Lafayette School & Treatment Center
    Special Education School
    3020 Fontaine Avenue Extended
    Charlottesville , VA , 22903
    (434)971-8636
    Special Education School
    2.3  mi  |  21  students  |  Gr.  3-12

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