"I believe in high standards and hard work. McCallie is not a school of short-cuts and bail-outs, glitz or glamour. McCallie has always been a school of 'let's roll up our sleeves and get to work.'" A. Lee Burns III '87, Headmaster
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.