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We are holding our annual First Choice Festival on Monday, September 22. Click for MNPS site 

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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
MNPS College Fair, September 23, 3:30-7pm (more information on this link)
Ninth Grade Commitment (to graduate) Ceremony 8:00am on Tuesday, September 16, Large gym
After School Tutoring has started: Tuesday & Thursday, 2:20-5:00pm in the library 

Common Core Literacy Focus: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

More information Here

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.