Maclay School

3737 N Meridian Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32312-0323
Tel: (850)893-2138
Grades: PK-12 | 923 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)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 923 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Maclay School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Rose Speech & Academic/rose Private School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rose Speech & Academic/rose Private School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is North Florida Christian School (2.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tallahassee
    Grades: 1-11 | 21 students
    1.7 miles
    1268b Timberlane Road
    Tallahassee, FL 32312
  • Tallahassee
    Grades: PK-12 | 578 students
    2.5 miles
    3000 N Meridian Road
    Tallahassee, FL 32312
  • Tallahassee
    Annsworth Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 54 students
    3.3 miles
    2919 Kerry Forest Parkway
    Tallahassee, FL 32309
  • Tallahassee
    Grades: KG-12 | 295 students
    3.4 miles
    4859 Kerry Forest Pkwy
    Tallahassee, FL 32309
  • Tallahassee
    Faith Presbyterian Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Grades: NS-K | 55 students
    3.5 miles
    2200 N Meridian Road
    Tallahassee, FL 32303

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