Success Starts Here

Applying to McLean

Success Starts Here

Applying to McLean

Thank you for your interest in McLean’s life-changing approach to learning! We believe in our college preparatory model, which emphasizes small classes, differentiated instruction, and, most importantly, “can” rather than “cannot.” Simply put a better way of doing school. Are you ready for a transformational education? At McLean, we’re ready for you.

Each application is assessed on an individual basis to ensure that McLean is able to meet the needs of our students. While McLean provides embedded academic support in the classroom, we are unable to serve students who require pragmatic language support. If you have any questions about whether McLean is the right fit for your child, please contact us at admission@mcleanschool.org or call 240.395.0698.

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Step By StepHow To Apply

  • 1

    Create an Account

    Our secure, password protected, online application system will allow you to complete and submit your child’s application. When creating an account username, please use your first initial and last name. For example: jsmith

  • 2

    Complete & Submit Application

    Once you have created an account, complete and submit the Application with the $100 Application Fee, then the Admission Office will process your application. The information shared on your child’s application is confidential and provides valuable insights.

  • 3

    Submit Required Documents

    A checklist of required and supporting documents will be visible to you once your Application is processed.  All documents should be uploaded to your child’s checklist. We encourage you to check back frequently to view the status of any missing documents.

  • 4

    Schedule Student Visit & Parent Interview

    Now that you have completed an application and uploaded the required checklist items, you can self schedule a student visit and parent interview. The one hour parent interview is a conversation with a member of the Admission team that looks at the student’s academic growth and development, as well as addressing any parent questions. The student visit is an opportunity for an applicant to experience a day in the life of a McLean Mustang.

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Admission Policy

McLean School does not discriminate nor tolerate any discrimination based on ethnicity, race, religion, socio-economic status, culture, color, age, sexual orientation, gender, physical disability, or any other classification proscribed under local, state, or federal law.