• Kids and teachers play outdoors

    At Free Union, learning is...
    everywhere

  • Group of students wave butterfly nets excitedly on the outdoor classroom deck

    At Free Union, learning is...
    joyful

  • Two students work together on math using a calculator and candies

    At Free Union, learning is...
    challenging

  • Girl works in her nature study workbook under the trees

    At Free Union, learning is...
    independent

  • Two students read a picture book together among colorful pencils

    At Free Union, learning is...
    shared

  • Preschoolers in rain gear laugh and stomp in a mud puddle

    At Free Union, learning is...
    messy

  • Older students view images in a microscope

    At Free Union, learning is...
    eye-opening

  • Students and their teacher read together under a tree

    At Free Union, learning is...
    for all ages

Welcome to Free Union Country School!

We are a progressive, private elementary school, serving preschool through fifth grade near Charlottesville, Virginia.

The school philosophy begins with the child at the center. Natural curiosity, creativity, and eagerness to explore are powerful forces that drive learning.