Details overview

Hours 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Matt Culberson
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Hybrid / Blended learning
Individually guided instruction
Project-based
Standards-based

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Theory
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Rock band
Theory
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts Computer animation
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
World languages taught Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Hebrew

Support

16
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) High School counseling
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 83% 77%
Two or more races 9% 1%
Hispanic 4% 15%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 2%
Black 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Kickball
7
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
1
Clubs
including: Gardening
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Fencing
Kickball
Ski
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Fencing
Ice hockey
Kickball
Skiing
Soccer
Clubs Gardening
Clubs (misc.) First Lego League
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:30 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Bright Horizons Preschool
  JCC
  Community Cooperative PreSchool
Students typically continue on to these schools Judge Memorial Catholic High School
  West IB
  Rowland Hall

Teachers

16
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Hebrew

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.mcgillisschool.org/admissions
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 02/01/2013
Tuition range (low) $11000
Tuition range (high) $12000
For the year 2012-2013
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Financial aid type (misc.) Carson Smith Scholarship monies
Vouchers accepted Yes
# of applications received 116
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 74
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012