The mission of McKinley High’s Freshman Academy is to ensure that each student obtains subject mastery and builds the confidence and character needed to achieve success in and out of the classroom. We encourage students to be respectful, responsible, and responsive by demonstrating first class citizenship at all times.

We encourage students to ask questions, seek help, and be prepared and eager to learn. Our focus is to cultivate intelligence, build character, and ensure success for all incoming ninth grade students.​


July 22, 2016

Dress Code Information

May 24, 2016

Summer Bridge Program for Incoming Freshmen begins June 6th!

EXTENDED DEADLINE TO REGISTER: JUNE 6, 2016!! JUNE 6th – JUNE 30th Monday-Thursday  8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CALLING MCK CLASS OF 2020!! All of McKinley’s incoming freshman are invited to attend McKinley MATHletes or MATHletes-PRO, our four week summer bridge programs for incoming freshmen. We are proud to enhance the learning process of our incoming ninth graders by offering a chance to get prepared for freshmen year! McKinley is offering these project-based programs with a wide range of engaging activities to our incoming freshmen who are excited about becoming Panthers. These activities will allow curious students to study topics […]
February 5, 2016

Gifted/Talented & Great Scholars 8th Grade Parents’ Night- Feb 25, 2016 at 6:00 pm

McKinley High School will host our annual Gifted & Great Scholars 8th grade Parents’ Night on Thursday, February 25, 2016 from 6-7 pm. Students who qualify for and students who are currently enrolled in the Gifted, Talented, or Great Scholars programs are invited to attend. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Smith at (225) 344-7696 or by email at Already decided to attend McKinley? Click here to confirm your seat at McKinley High School for the 2016-17 school year!