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Schools closed Friday, April 18. Pre-K registration is also closed on Friday, April 18. Reminder: Registration will be open until 6:30 on Thursday, April 17. Pre-K registration ends April 21. Learn everything you need to know before applying.

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Welcome to McGavock High School

Message from the Principal

Welcome to McGavock, Home of the Raiders and The Best School in Town! Thank you for visiting our Big Mac Website. My name is Robbin Wall and I have the distinct pleasure of being the Executive Principal of this Nationally Recognized "MODEL" Academy High School. Our commitment to continuous improvement academically and strong partnerships with families, community, and area business partners provide us with the foundation that we need as we strive to help every student succeed. Read the full message.

News and Events
 Important Dates on April 14, Prom May 10, Chorus Show April 30 to May 2

Tuesday, April 22 from 4:00-9:00pm: McGavock Spirit Night @ Logan's Roadhouse, 2506 Music Valley Dr., Nashville, TN organized by the U. S. Community Credit Union--20% of ticket sales go to McGavock if 50 or more people order entrees and mention McGavock Spirit Night when ordering.

Graduation: May 24th, 3:00pm at Municipal Auditorium (seniors who are walking must attend rehearsal on Friday, May 23rd)

Academy Highlights

  • McGavock student-run business Teen Safety Enterprises, created "DNT TXT N DRV" key chains. The business has raised enough funds to give all 6,000 juniors a key chain.
  • The CSI team at McGavock placed first in state for criminal justice, CSI, extemporaneous speaking, and community service as well as placed third in the national competition.
  • McGavock teams snagged two of the three national winning spots in the National Park's Expression of Freedom Video Competition.
  • Engineering students collaborated with NASA through the Hunch Program to create hardware for the space station.
McGavock By the Numbers
  • Graduation rate increased by 21.5%
  • Daily attendance rate at 94%
  • $3 million in scholarship awarded to the 2013 graduation class
  • 249 active PENCIL Academy Partnerships
  • $2.3 million one year community investment, 31,435 volunteer hours

McGavock offers unique programs

McGavock offers the Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education program. This program was formed by the University of Cambridge in England.

McGavock also offers the AVID program. The AVID program aims to turn students in the academic middle into high achieving, college-bound individuals.