Maclay School

3737 N Meridian Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32312-0323
Tel: (850)893-2138
Grades: PK-12 | 1005 students
Maclay School is an independent, non-sectarian college preparatory school dedicated to providing a liberal arts education, enabling each student to develop inherent ability to the fullest extent with a balance of discipline and freedom.
Maclay School supports its students in fulfilling their potential academically, emotionally, physically, and artistically.
Its purpose is to establish and maintain a curriculum designed to teach creatively the liberal arts; to create a civilized community of learning guided by a dedicated faculty of superior qualifications; to provide patient and understanding ways to challenge each student; to engender by teaching and example self-discipline, hard work, integrity, and persistence at school and at home; to stimulate each student to inquire, learn, recognize obligations, develop self-respect, and understand others; to build a meaningful spirit among students, parents, faculty, and community by faithful fulfillment of the Maclay School mission and philosophy; and to prepare well-balanced students able to meet the future challenges of higher education, service to others, and life, with wisdom and fortitude.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 1005 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade Maclay School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 101 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 20 courses
Average SAT score 1775
Average ACT score 27

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Visit
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Michael Obrecht
Admissions Associate Garret Robinson


Total Sports Offered 17 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
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