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Why Apply at Maclay?

Maclay School is a private, independent, non-sectarian college preparatory school located on 100 beautiful acres located in northeast Leon County, Florida, about ten miles north of the state capitol building in Tallahassee, Fl. 
 It is 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.  A group of parents founded the school in 1968 naming it in memory of Alfred B. Maclay, Jr., a World War II veteran whose mother was a major benefactor. The school is beginning its 48th year under the leadership of James Milford who begins his second year as Head of School.
What makes Maclay unique?
· We offer a challenging academic curriculum while respecting the unique learning abilities of each individual student.
· We are a welcoming community that embraces families and students of any color, background, or culture.
· We offer an abundance of opportunities in academics, athletics, the arts, and service
that reach beyond the fields, courts and classrooms.
 · We have a faculty and staff that care about the needs and development of each student as an individual and who share a common goal to see all students reach their potential as young adults.
· Respect, honor, pride, character education, sportsmanship, and tradition are an important part of the core values implemented in everyday life and teaching at Maclay.