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 18%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Maclay School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby 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)
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  • TallahasseeRose Speech & Academic/rose Private School
      (Non-sectarian)
    1268b Timberlane Road
    TallahasseeFL 32312
    (850)893-8743
      (Non-sectarian)
    1.7 mi | 21 students | Gr. 1-11                      
  • TallahasseeNorth Florida Christian School
      (Baptist)
    3000 N Meridian Road
    TallahasseeFL 32312
    (850)386-6327
      (Baptist)
    2.5 mi | 578 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • TallahasseeAnnsworth Academy
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    2919 Kerry Forest Parkway
    TallahasseeFL 32309
    (850)668-9072
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    3.3 mi | 139 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • TallahasseeCommunity Christian School
      (Christian)
    4859 Kerry Forest Pkwy
    TallahasseeFL 32309
    (850)893-6628
      (Christian)
    3.4 mi | 295 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • TallahasseeFaith Presbyterian Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool  (Presbyterian)
    2200 N Meridian Road
    TallahasseeFL 32303
    (850)385-0725
    Daycare / Preschool  (Presbyterian)
    3.5 mi | 139 students | Gr. NS-K                      

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