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Strong in STEM, visual art and robotics
A- 4.5 / 5 36 Reviews

Overview

Since 1905, McCallie has offered a premiere college preparatory boarding program for boys in grades 9-12. The student-administered honor code governs a community where academics and character are of equal importance. McCallie features over 40 student-centered organizations and an outstanding array of extra-curricular activities that include nationally recognized programs in athletics, the arts, and community service. McCallie also offers a coordinate program with Girls Preparatory School. The Honors Scholarship Program awards merit scholarships to outstanding rising ninth and tenth grade students.
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McCallie School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

A- Boarding
A- Matriculation
A- Academics
A Extracurricular activities
B- Community
A- Reviews
B+ Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12
All-boys
Rural
ESL: No
Boarding Tuition: $69,470
Day S. Tuition: $26,160
# of Students: 932
Boarding Rate: 38%
Teacher:Student: 1:8%
International Student: 5%
AP Courses: 20
Endowment: $107,296/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 88%
SAT: 1270/1600
IB: No
#80

US Boarding School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 1
#2 Harvard College 1
#3 Columbia University 1
#4 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
#4 Yale University 1
LAC #1 Williams College 1
#6 Stanford University 1
#6 University of Chicago 1
#8 University of Pennsylvania 1
#9 Northwestern University 1
#12 Duke University 1
#14 Brown University 1
#14 Vanderbilt University 1
#16 Rice University 1
#16 Washington University in St. Louis 1
#18 Cornell University 1
LAC #4 Pomona College 1
#21 Emory University 1
#22 University of California: Berkeley 1
#23 Georgetown University 1
#24 University of Southern California 1
#26 Carnegie Mellon University 1
#26 University of Virginia 1
#28 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
#28 Wake Forest University 1
#30 New York University 1
#30 Tufts University 1
#30 University of California: Santa Barbara 1
#30 University of Florida 1
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 1
LAC #6 United States Naval Academy 1
#35 Georgia Institute of Technology 1
#35 University of California: San Diego 1
#39 University of California: Davis 1
#40 College of William and Mary 1
#41 Tulane University 1
#42 Boston University 1
#42 Brandeis University 1
#42 Case Western Reserve University 1
#42 University of Wisconsin-Madison 1
LAC #9 Middlebury College 1
LAC #9 Washington and Lee University 1
#47 University of Georgia 1
#48 University of Texas at Austin 1
#49 Lehigh University 1
#49 Northeastern University 1
#49 University of Miami 1
#53 Ohio State University: Columbus Campus 1
#53 Purdue University 1
#55 Rhodes College 1
#55 Wabash College 1
#57 Penn State University Park 1
#58 Syracuse University 1
#58 University of Maryland: College Park 1
#58 University of Washington 1
#63 Lawrence University 1
#66 Fordham University 1
#66 George Washington University 1
#66 Southern Methodist University 1
#66 Texas A&M University 1
#66 University of Minnesota: Twin Cities 1
#70 Virginia Military Institute 1
#70 Wofford College 1
#72 Reed College 1
#74 Clemson University 1
LAC #15 Davidson College 1
#76 Allegheny College 1
#76 American University 1
#76 Baylor University 1
#76 Indiana University Bloomington 1
#80 Howard University 1
#80 North Carolina State University 1
#80 Texas Christian University 1
#80 University of Denver 1
#85 Lake Forest College 1
#88 Elon University 1
#94 Hampden-Sydney College 1
#94 Lewis & Clark College 1
Auburn University 1
#100 Cornell College 1
LAC #20 Colgate University 1
#102 Transylvania University 1
#103 Miami University: Oxford 1
#103 Temple University 1
#104 University of Colorado Boulder 1
#104 University of Tennessee: Knoxville 1
LAC #22 Bates College 1
LAC #22 University of Richmond 1
#112 Rochester Institute of Technology 1
#118 University of South Carolina: Columbia 1
#120 Roanoke College 1
#124 Westmont College 1
LAC #25 Colorado College 1
#130 Eckerd College 1
#133 Drexel University 1
#133 University of Dayton 1
#133 University of Kentucky 1
#137 University of Alabama 1
#137 University of Alabama at Birmingham 1
#137 University of Central Florida 1
LAC #28 United States Air Force Academy 1
#143 Samford University 1
#147 Covenant College 1
#147 Wittenberg University 1
#151 Colorado State University 1
#151 Florida International University 1
#151 James Madison University 1
#151 University of Mississippi 1
#153 Oregon State University 1
#166 Hofstra University 1
#166 Mercer University 1
LAC #34 Bucknell University 1
#176 University of Arkansas 1
LAC #36 Oberlin College 1
LAC #36 Pitzer College 1
#182 Belmont University 1
#182 University of Louisville 1
#194 Mississippi State University 1
LAC #40 Lafayette College 1
#202 Florida Institute of Technology 1
#202 University of North Carolina at Wilmington 1
#202 University of Wyoming 1
#212 Ball State University 1
#212 Lipscomb University 1
#219 Hampton University 1
#219 Nova Southeastern University 1
#219 Texas Tech University 1
#219 University of North Carolina at Greensboro 1
LAC #44 Denison University 1
LAC #44 Trinity College 1
#234 East Carolina University 1
#234 Georgia State University 1
#234 Suffolk University 1
#234 West Virginia University 1
LAC #47 The University of the South 1
LAC #47 Whitman College 1
LAC #52 Furman University 1
#263 Montana State University 1
#263 Southern Illinois University Carbondale 1
#263 Western Carolina University 1
LAC #55 Centre College 1
#285 University of Montana 1
#299 Middle Tennessee State University 1
#299 Old Dominion University 1
#317 East Tennessee State University 1
#317 Northern Arizona University 1
Appalachian State University 1
Arcadia University 1
Austin Peay State University 1
Baldwin Wallace University 1
Berry College 1
Brigham Young University-Idaho 1
Bryan College: Dayton 1
Bryant University 1
California Institute of the Arts 1
College of Charleston 1
College of Coastal Georgia 1
Cumberland University 1
Dalton State College 1
DigiPen Institute of Technology 1
Eastern Mennonite University 1
Eastern Michigan University 1
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University: Daytona Beach Campus 1
Emerson College 1
Emory & Henry College 1
Florida Southern College 1
Georgia Southern University 1
Greensboro College 1
High Point University 1
Humacao Community College 1
Huntington University 1
Ithaca College 1
Jacksonville University 1
Kennesaw State University 1
Liberty University 1
Louisiana State University at Eunice 1
Lynn University 1
Maryville College 1
Milligan College 1
Montreat College 1
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University 1
Oakwood University 1
Oglethorpe University 1
Palm Beach Atlantic University 1
Providence College 1
Queens University of Charlotte 1
Rollins College 1
San Jose State University 1
Savannah College of Art and Design 1
Southern Adventist University 1
St. Andrews University 1
St. John's College 1
Stetson University 1
Taylor University 1
Tennessee State University 1
Tennessee Technological University 1
Tennessee Wesleyan University 1
The Citadel 1
Trevecca Nazarene University 1
tusculum university 1
University of Alabama in Huntsville 1
University of British Columbia 1
University of Montevallo 1
University of Nevada: Reno 1
University of North Georgia 1
University of Tampa 1
University of Tennessee: Chattanooga 1
University of Texas at Arlington 1
University of the Cumberlands 1
Walters State Community College 1
Webster University 1
Western Kentucky University 1
Wheaton College 1
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AP Courses

(Total 20)
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Computer Science A
European History
French Language and Culture
Latin
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Spanish Language and Culture
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Computer Science A
European History
French Language and Culture
Latin
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
World History
Chemistry
English Literature and Composition
United States History
Chinese Language and Culture
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Physics C: Mechanics
Computer Science Principles
Environmental Science
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Sports

(Total 15)
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Climbing
Crew
Cross Country
American Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Climbing
Crew
Cross Country
American Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Squash
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Wrestling
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 35)
*Senate
*Keo-Kio
*TEPS
*Student Council
*S.P.I.R.I.T.U.A.L.S.
Blue Tornado Entertainment Committee (BTEC)
Habitat for Humanity
Cum Laude
National Honor Society
Mock Trial
*Senate
*Keo-Kio
*TEPS
*Student Council
*S.P.I.R.I.T.U.A.L.S.
Blue Tornado Entertainment Committee (BTEC)
Habitat for Humanity
Cum Laude
National Honor Society
Mock Trial
Model UN
National History Day
Youth in Government
Fitness
M-Fit
Jiu-Jitsu
Yoga
Climbing
Kayaking
Mountain Biking (Instructional & Competitive)
Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)
Ultimate Frisbee
Wilderness Skills
10-minute Plays (Co-ed)
Drama: Play/Musical (Co-ed)
Guitar Quartet
The Pennant (Yearbook)
Argonaut (Literary Magazine)
Tutoring Programs at area schools & local organizations
Beekeeping
e-sports
Motorsports
Robotics
Rocketry
Scientific Research
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Arts

(Total 11)
Chorus
Guitar
Music
Performing
Theater
Wind Symphony
Filmmaking
Graphic Design
Photography
Art
Chorus
Guitar
Music
Performing
Theater
Wind Symphony
Filmmaking
Graphic Design
Photography
Art
Storytelling
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1905
Campus Size: 125 acres
Boarding Rate: 38%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 02/01
Interview: Skype, On Campus
Pre Interview: Recommend Vericant
Other Accepted Scores: Duolingo
School Code:
TOEFL: 1884
SSAT: 4744
ISEE: 430315

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Brief Reviews

(Total 28)
4.5/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 4)
5.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
5.0 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
4.6 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 63)

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Frequently Ask Questions about McCallie School

Tell me a bit about McCallie School.
McCallie School is All-boys private boarding school located in Tennessee, US. It was founded 1905 , and currently has about 932 students, 5.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.mccallie.org.
Does McCallie School have rigorous academic requirements?
McCallie School is offering 20 AP courses.

McCallie School also have 88% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do McCallie School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 9.41% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 4.71% go to top 25, and about 3.53% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for McCallie School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, McCallie School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for McCallie School’s All-boys student?
The total fee for McCallie School in 2024 is $69,470 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at Admission@mccallie.org .
Where is McCallie School located?
McCallie School is located in the State of Tennessee of USA.
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The overall rating for McCallie School is A-.

The section ratings of McCallie School are:
A- for Matriculation
A- for Academics
A for Extracurriculum
B- for Community
A- for Students and Parents reviews
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