Visit Us & Events Near You

Many Ways to Visit!

The best way to experience McCallie is to visit our campus. You can take advantage of our scheduled events or we can arrange an individual visit on most school days.

To register for an event, please log in to your Applicant Profile and click "Sign Up Now" under the Event Registration section of the page to select and register for an event date and time. 


Boy Visit Days
Prospective Upper and Middle School applicants experience a day in the life of a McCallie student first hand. Each visitor will be paired with a host student to attend classes, tour campus, and enjoy lunch. Included in his visit will be an informal, sit-down conversation with a member of our admission team. This is an opportunity for boys to get a feel for campus as they interact with McCallie students and teachers while getting a feel for campus.
Parents of middle school visitors may arrive at 11:45 for a campus tour that will wrap up in time to pick up their son as he finishes his day.
Middle School Dates (8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.): 9/26, 10/3, 10/17, 10/19, 10/23, 10/26, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/15, 11/28, 11/30, 12/4, 12/6, 1/11, 1/18, 1/22, 1/30
Upper School Dates(9:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.): 11/8, 1/10, 1/19
Prospective parents will learn about the value of McCallie's all boy environment as we share the latest research, observations, and best practices associated with educating and raising boys. The event features an overview from our headmaster and middle school principal and Q&A sessions with campus leaders and students.
Dates:  10/1 (2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.), 11/28 (6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.) , 1/28 (2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Please join us at GPS's Frierson Theater to watch the Middle School performance of A Pirate's Life for Me! Both GPS and McCallie students will be participating in this exciting production. Prospective students, parents, and siblings are invited to be our guest at this fun event. Space is limited, so please register in advance. Tickets will be at the admission will call table in the Frierson lobby.
Date:  10/3 (4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)

Welcome Wednesdays are designed for parents to experience the learning atmosphere that exists between teachers and boys in our middle school. Guests can arrive at any time during the morning or afternoon sessions.  This open-house style day allows parents to see boys and teachers in action. Parents can tour our facility with student hosts, visit class sessions, and sit in on chapel. Visitors will also have the opportunity to have lunch with our current parents and admission staff.
Dates:  11/1, 1/24
Arrive any time between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Prospective students and families are invited to attend a pregame cookout to share the McCallie spirit and community. Dinner and the game are on us, and it will be a family friendly time to enjoy hot dogs, Friday night lights, and some good football.
10/27 (5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
 
Please join us in the Chapel for McCallie's most cherished musical tradition, Candlelight.  Candlelight is a celebration of hundreds of talented students from McCallie and GPS and the product of countless hours of rehearsals and hard work!  Enjoy performances by the Candlelight Chorus, Men's Chorus, and Men's Ensemble, Honor's Orchestra, Handbells, Guitar Ensemble and Wind Ensemble. 
Date: 11/30, 6:30 p.m.
 
Our Activities Fair will give you a window to view how McCallie boys grow in every way.  While some boys may literally grow a foot in height during their time at McCallie, they all have opportunities to develop academically, socially, physically and spiritually.  Boys at McCallie work hard and play hard.  We invite you for a light lunch and a lively time as you visit with directors, coaches and students from our extracurricular offerings.  It is a great chance to see how our boys have fun outside of class. 
Date:  12/2 (12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
Financing a McCallie Education is a major investment in your son's future. This has become a challenge for an increasing number of families. McCallie's tuition assistance program is designed to close the gap between the cost of attending and a family's ability to pay.
Parents will learn more about our school and a general overview of the Admission and Financial Aid processes. This workshop is helpful and hopeful for families applying to McCallie and for Financial Aid. Contact us at 423.493.5603 or fa@mccallie.org.
Dates:  10/22 (2:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m.), 12/2 (10:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.), 1/15 (3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.), 1/23 (6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
 
 
1-On-1 Parent Conversations
We want to get to know you and your son better.  Prospective families are strongly encouraged to schedule an appointment for a one-on-one conversation with an admission counselor.  Parents will have an opportunity to share their hopes for their son, tour campus, meet students and faculty, and ask questions about McCallie and admission.  This is an essential part of the admission process.
Contact us at 423.493.5631 or admission@mccallie.org to schedule an appointment.
 
 
Please call us, if you would like to attend one of the scheduled events or to schedule an individual appointment on a convenient date.
Individual Appointments
All applicants are encouraged to schedule an individual appointment with a member of the admission staff. All upper school applicants and their families are required to schedule an admission appointment. Please contact us at 423.493.5631 or dayadmission@mccallie.org to make arrangements.

Upcoming Admission Events

List of 3 events.

  • Boy Visit Day - Middle School

    Boy Visit Days are offered for all Middle School applicants.  Each guest is assigned a student host for the day and he will attend classes and have lunch as our guest.  Boys can be dropped off in the Middle School lobby at 8:30.  Pick up is in the same location at 12:30. 

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    McDonald Hall / Davenport Forum
  • Boy Visit Day - Middle School

    Boy Visit Days are offered for all Middle School applicants.  Each guest is assigned a student host for the day and he will attend classes and have lunch as our guest.  Boys can be dropped off in the Middle School lobby at 8:30.  Pick up is in the same location at 12:30. 

    Click here to register

    McDonald Hall / Davenport Forum
  • Admission Tailgate!

    Prospective families are our guests for a cookout before the home game.  Join other prospective families and current parent volunteers, faculty and staff members for a home-town cook out and Tailgate before our home game.

    Click here to register

    Athletic Fields - Varsity Soccer Field - 1
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McCallie School

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. 

Want the best education for your daughter? Visit Girls Preparatory School, McCallie's sister school!