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.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1990

Student Body

Total Students23 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Peachtown Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,600
Tuition NotesNeed-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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Auburn
    Grades: PK-5 | 42 students
    15 miles
    6734 Pine Ridge Road
    Auburn, NY 13021
    (315) 252-2225
    15 PK-5
    42
  • Seneca Falls
    Grades: PK-12 | 91 students
    15.7 miles
    2291 State Route 89
    Seneca Falls, NY 13148
    (315) 568-2216
    15.7 PK-12
    91

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