McLean High School
1633 Davidson Rd, McLean, VA 22101
703-714-5700
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School Summary

Located four miles from Washington, D.C., and tucked into the northeastern section of Fairfax County, McLean High School provides a supportive environment for the whole student-focusing on student achievement, while encouraging participation in sports, the arts, clubs, publications, and other co-curricular activities. The quality of our students' educational experiences is a direct reflection of our community's commitment to its schools and education. McLean is home to a highly educated business and professional population, including employees of the federal government, as well as international business and government professionals.

McLean offers an academically challenging program with courses designed to compliment the broad interests and abilities of a culturally diverse student body. Because of the strong academic orientation of the McLean community, the curriculum focuses on college preparation with an impressive array of advanced placement courses, while offering a wide variety of electives designed to appeal to all interests and vocations. Electives offerings include everything from an award-winning fine and performing arts program, with orchestral, choral, and instrumental levels suitable for the beginner or the expert performer to a preschool program in our early childhood education classes. McLean has provided the impetus for students to matriculate to the best universities and to embark on successful careers in a variety of fields.

We believe our pursuit of excellence and our focus on personal improvement contribute to the development of self-worth and instill a lifelong love of learning in each student. Students from Virginia, and throughout the nation and world, have found a special place at McLean, the home of the Highlanders.


Last Updated: 2019-02-01

Enrollment Enrollment as of February 201819: 2254
 
Grades 9-12
 
FCPS Programs Last Updated: 2019-02-08
 
Special Features
  • Acknowledge, Care, Tell
  • AP Boot Camp
  • Best Buddies
  • Block scheduling
  • Chemnection Club
  • Cultural Exchange with Germany
  • Freshmen 101
  • Leadership Class
  • National Honor Society
  • McLeadership Mentoring
  • McMatics
  • Minority Outreach
  • Parent Liaison
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Professional learning community (PLC)
  • PTSA Parent Education Programs
  • Science Olympiad
  • Service Learning
  • Sources of Strength
  • Student Government Association (SGA)
  • Writing Lab Center
Last Updated: 2019-02-01
 
Business Partnership
  • Bowers Construction
  • Chain Bridge Bank
  • FH Furr
  • Hidden Creek Country Club
  • Lafayette Federal Credit Union
  • McLean Rotary
  • McLean Youth Lacrosse
  • Men's Warehouse
  • Safe Community Coalition
  • Vinson Hall Retirement Community
Last Updated: 2019-02-01
 
Attendance Area This school is part of Region 2 and the Mclean High Pyramid. Enter your street address in the boundary locator to determine which schools your student should attend.