McCallie is an All-Boys Private Boarding School and Day School, a Christian-based College Prep School. 
McCallie seeks out and accepts boys from all ethnic, racial, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds and places a high value on a diverse student body.

Applying to McCallie: Boarding

Applying to independent schools can be overwhelming. Here’s a breakdown to help make the process as simple as possible.

Just complete these steps and you’re done—it doesn’t matter the order you do them, so feel free to work through this checklist as your schedule allows.

Admission Timeline

Schedule campus visit & register for SSAT.

November 1:
Teacher recommendations become available to send via the applicant portal.

January 1:
Application Deadline for the Michaels-Dickson Scholars Program.

February 1:
Priority deadline for admission and financial aid applications. Applications submitted after this date will be considered on a rolling basis as space allows.

March 10:
Admission decision notification

Boarding Admission Visits

Summer Tours:

We are offering limited tours in the summer with appropriate social distancing guidelines. Summer tours are available both for families considering 2020 enrollment and those considering McCallie for future years. To schedule a tour please email

2020-2021 Boarding Visitors Days & Individual Visits

We are still finalizing plans for campus visits during the 2020-2021 school year. We will post more information once it is set.