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McLean School

McLean School is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades Kindergarten through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban


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McLean School says

McLean is a K-12 independent, co-ed school, preparing students for college and successful careers. McLean makes education accessible, stimulating and meaningful to a broad range of students. We are the only school that teaches to each students' individual learning style. McLean School is proud to provide:An innovative approach to instruction that embraces each students' preferred learning style.A Student Learning Profile developed for each child to inform instructional practice.A team of educational specialists to otimize the growth and development of each child.A wide range of extracurricular opportunities including athletics, fine arts, outdoor education and community service opportunities.An educational environment that instills confidence in students as learners and individuals.

Mission Statement

McLean School’s mission is to make education accessible, stimulating, and meaningful to a broad range of learners.

Our students flourish because McLean responds to students’ learning styles. McLean prepares students intellectually and socially by encouraging self-advocacy and building self-confidence.

Our students succeed because they learn how to learn.

Core Values:

As a community dedicated to a student-centered approach, where the welfare of the student is a priority in decision-making, we value equally:

Creativity, innovation, intellectual curiosity and academic achievement - by presenting opportunities for exploration and expression in an atmosphere where all community members flourish

Diversity - in the academic, social and professional environment as a fundamental ingredient in the full development of the individual

Flexibility - to adapt our curriculum and teaching methods to the styles and needs of the individual learner

Respect - through attentiveness to attitudes, behaviors, thoughts words and interactions

A Safe and Nurturing Environment - that contributes to physical, social, emotional and academic well-being

A Sense of Community - in which students, faculty, administration and parents work collaboratively, combining their talents and ideas to improve the overall quality of our shared experience

McLean's Commitment to Diversity/Equity:

McLean School’s commitment to diversity/equity is an extension of our long-standing commitment to learning styles and differences.

McLean embraces diversity and values the integrity of all individuals. We offer equitable opportunity to learn from the wealth that diversity renders to all community members in the recognition of differences of ethnicity, race, religion, socio-economic status, culture, color, sexual orientation, or gender. This recognition enriches our community and encourages our students to be better leaders and more responsible citizens. We believe that our students will acquire an appreciative sensitivity to different people and cultures and that they will be more secure in themselves and better prepared to enjoy the richness and possibilities of the wonderfully diverse world they will inherit.

Toward this end, McLean School commits itself: to continue to develop a school culture and curricula that will teach our students both the skills and the sensibilities necessary for living in a world of change and difference; to achieve an educationally enriching level of diversity in the student body, faculty, staff, and Board of Trustees; and to provide the resources and support equitably to secure the self-esteem of every child; We expect that all community members will support diversity/equity at McLean School, just as we expect that all community members will benefit from that work.

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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 374
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Kindergarten 8
1 7
2 8
3 31
4 35
5 28
6 47
7 42
8 56
9 24
10 21
11 29
12 38

McLean School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing McLean School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 5 : 1
Gender 67% Male / 33% Female
Dress Code Uniform
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 72%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 9%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 11%
Asian 4%


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  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Associations & Memberships

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

Other school associations

State or regional independent school association

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