McCallie School is dedicated to preparing young men to make a positive difference in their world. By fostering their intellectual, spiritual, physical, and emotional development, the school seeks to inspire and motivate them to:
- strive for excellence;
- seek truth;
- live honorably;
- act responsibly; and
- help others.
- Our Christian tradition builds a strong moral foundation and a sense of civic and social duty.
- Personal integrity, as expressed in the Honor Code, is central to our life as a community.
- Our teachers should model a lifelong love of learning and intellectual growth and should inspire students to develop the same.
- The spiritual growth of all students is enhanced by instilling a respect for and an understanding of other religions and faiths.
- The development and practice of leadership and citizenship skills are critically important.
- Every individual should be treated with dignity.
- Racial, ethnic, religious, and economic diversity enhances our school community.
- Graduates should be skillful, as individuals and in groups, at setting and achieving clear goals and at developing strategies to solve problems.
- Boys learn in different ways, have different ways of demonstrating abilities, and require a variety of instructional approaches and assessment strategies in order to thrive.
- Graduates should be men of compassion and moral courage.
- Everyone has a responsibility to be a positive role model.
- An all-boys environment enhances a boy’s comfort and confidence in exploring a range of interests and in developing competencies.
- Boys are active and need opportunities to channel their energies in constructive ways.
- Boys should be challenged and encouraged to be skilled readers, writers, speakers, and listeners.
- Higher order thinking skills are enhanced by a program which emphasizes discovery and experiential learning.
A 4-page general description of McCallie School, including a basic academic profile and a list of college admits and acceptances over the past five years.
|Mr. S. Elliott Davenport '78, Chairman
Lookout Mountain, Georgia
Mr. Stanley M. Brock '68
Mr. Robert G. Card, Jr. '66
Mr. J. Hal Daughdrill, III '73
Mr. John Fogarty '73
Dr. G. Turner Howard, III '65
Mr. Houston B. Hunt '76
Mr. Barry P. Large '96
Mr. Michael I. Lebovitz '82
Mr. Alberto J. McGregor '82
Mr. Richard D. McRae, Jr. '66
Mr. Jon Meacham '87
Mr. Edward G. Michaels III '60
Mr. R. Kincaid Mills '88
Lookout Mountain, GeorgiaMr. Glenn H. Morris, Jr. '82
Mr. N. Carter Newbold, IV '84
Signal Mountain, Tennessee
Mr. Dennis Oakley '72
Waynesville, North Carolina
Mr. James M. Ruffin '80
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Mr. Joseph A. Schmissrauter, III '75
Signal Mountain, Tennessee
Mr. David A. Stonecipher '59
Mr. Timothy A. Stump '75
Charlotte, North Carolina
Mr. William F. Womble, Jr. '60
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Mr. A. Lee Burns III '87
HEADMASTER A. Lee Burns III '87
AVERAGE CLASS SIZE 14
FACULTY 143 full & part-time teachers
STUDENT/FACULTY RATIO 9.8:1
BOARDER/RESIDENTIAL FACULTY RATIO 6:1
ADVANCED PLACEMENT SUBJECTS 18
ALL BOYS 930
UPPER SCHOOL BOARDING (9-12) 254
UPPER SCHOOL DAY 413
UPPER SCHOOL TOTAL 667
MIDDLE SCHOOL (6-8) 263
CLASS OF 2014 SAT MIDDLE 50% 1670-2030
MIDDLE 50% RANGE (CLASS OF 2014)
CRITICAL READING 560-680
MIDDLE 50% RANGE (CLASS OF 2012 COMPOSITE) 25-31
Over the past decade, an average of 25 students have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation as Semifinalists, Commended, Achievement or Hispanic scholars.
AP (ADVANCED PLACEMENT)
TOTAL AP SCHOLARS 2014 120
- McCallie offers 18 AP courses.
- Three-quarters of the graduating class earns a passing score on at least one AP course during their high school careers, and 90% of students earn a 3 or higher on at least one exam.
- In May of 2014, 253 students in grades 10-12 sat for 565 AP exams. Students took an average of 2.23 exams each.
- The pass rate for the exams was 88% compared to the TN state average of 60%.
- Students took AP exams in 22 different subject areas.
NATIONAL SCHOLARS* 17
SCHOLARS WITH DISTINCTION** 56
SCHOLARS WITH HONOR*** 25
*Score of 4 or higher on 8 or more AP exams
**Score of 3 or higher on 5 or more AP exams
***Score of 3 or higher on 4 AP exams
****Score of 3 or higher on 3 AP exams
TOTAL FINANCIAL AID $5.6 Million
STUDENTS RECEIVING FINANCIAL AID 38%
Domestic Boarding: $45,965
International Boarding: $49,465
The tuition includes noon meals as well as fees for Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physical Science, Art, Pottery, and Photography.
(per year, depending on grade level requirements)