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  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1968
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students979 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 41%
Students by GradeMaclay School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers106 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
57%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses22 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1270
Average ACT score27
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(LS and MS have Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesVisit www.maclayadmissions.com
% on Financial Aid
10%
Admissions DirectorMichael Obrecht
Admissions AssociateGarret Robinson

Sports

Total Sports Offered17 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCrew,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingEquestrian,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Weightlifting

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    2.5 miles
    3000 N Meridian Road
    Tallahassee, FL 32312
    (850)386-6327
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    Grades: PK-12 | 149 students
    5.2 miles
    2532 W Tharpe St
    Tallahassee, FL 32303
    (850)385-5920
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    Grades: 1-11 | 21 students
    1.7 miles
    1268b Timberlane Road
    Tallahassee, FL 32312
    (850)893-8743
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    Grades: PK-12 | 994 students
    211.5 miles
    5101 1st Street NE
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33703
    (727)456-7511
    211.5 PK-12
    994
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    Grades: PK-12 | 617 students
    489.7 miles
    3400 White Oak Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    (919)782-3331
    489.7 PK-12
    617

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