Peachtown Elementary School

Peachtown Elementary School is an independent non-sectarian day school for grades Pre-K through 8, located on the Wells College campus in Aurora, New York.
With an enrollment of 25 students and a student teacher ratio of 6:1, Peachtown offers a highly individualized educational program featuring: multi-age classrooms, global education, interdisciplinary curriculum, developmental approach, hands-on learning, foreign languages, swimming instruction, creative and performing arts.
Peachtown was founded in 1990.  A Peachtown education promotes personal responsibility and self-reliance, as well as a sense of family, tolerance and community.
Located in a former home, the informal setting creates a comfortable and secure environment.
Children learn at a pace that challenges, but does not intimidate or bore.
A close relationship with the Wells College community provides enrichment and diversity unusual to a rural school.
College work-study students and Education students work closely with Peachtown teachers, helping to provide individualized instruction.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 23 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,600
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1990

Student Body

Total Students
23 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
Peachtown Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Need-based scholarships are available

School Notes

  • About Us
  • Peachtown Elementary School is an independent non-sectarian day school for grades Pre-K through 8, located on the Wells College campus in Aurora, New York. With an enrollment of 25 students and a student teacher ratio of 6:1, Peachtown offers a highly individualized educational program featuring: multi-age classrooms, global education, interdisciplinary curriculum, developmental approach, hands-on learning, foreign languages, swimming instruction, creative and performing arts. Peachtown was founded in 1990.
  • Our Philosophy
  • A Peachtown education promotes personal responsibility and self-reliance, as well as a sense of family, tolerance and community. Located in a former home, the informal setting creates a comfortable and secure environment. Children learn at a pace that challenges, but does not intimidate or bore. A close relationship with the Wells College community provides enrichment and diversity unusual to a rural school. College work-study students and Education students work closely with Peachtown teachers, helping to provide individualized instruction.
  • Our Students
  • From all walks of life and of all abilities, from different ethnic, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds, Peachtown students form one cohesive community. Most students enrolled at Peachtown live within 20 miles of Aurora. Current students are from the Southern Cayuga, Union Springs, Auburn, Moravia, Lansing and Ithaca school districts.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 23 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,600
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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