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.

Skip To Main Content

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

Boarding Visitor Days for 2019-20
We invite you and your son to join us for a full day on campus to learn more about McCallie from our students, faculty, and administrators. 
October 25
November 8
December 6
January 10

Individual Visits:
If you can't make it to a Visitors Day, we can schedule individual visits on most school days. Please contact our office to set up your personal visit to McCallie.

Overnight Visits:
Experience dorm life first hand on your visit by including an overnight stay. Overnight visits can be included as part of either a Visitors Day or an individual visit. 

To schedule an individual visit, please contact the Admission Office at 423-493-5848 or