Applying to McCallie: Day
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.
Using your admission login & password, visit the application portal. Don’t have a login & password? No worries—visit our kickoff page, and we’ll be in touch with your information. You can use the application portal to complete the application, register for events, and request teacher recommendations.
Schedule A Visit.
The best way to learn about McCallie is to see it in person. Throughout the fall and early winter, there are several Boy Visit Days for middle & upper school applicants. Parent One-on-One Conversations can be scheduled at your convenience by calling Elizabeth Clossin at 423-493-5631 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Log in, complete & submit the application by choosing “Apply Online.”
Submit Teacher Recommendations.
Using the application portal, electronically send recommendation forms to your current English & math teachers. Recommendation forms will be available to send beginning Nov. 1, 2018.
Submit Transcripts & School Report Forms.
Transcript release and school report forms are available for download in the application portal and should be sent to and completed by the applicant’s current school. Please do not submit the applicant’s transcript until the end of his first semester.
McCallie requires applicants to take the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT). The SSAT is offered at McCallie on Saturdays, Dec. 1, 2018 & Jan. 12, 2019. Please visit ssat.org for more information on SSAT registration and preparation. Be sure to share your score report with us by using our school code 4744.