McCall Community School inspires curiosity, engagement, and leadership through transformative place-based education.


MCS educational model is based on the place based approach as defined by the Place Network from Teton Science School.


Focused on success for all students
Part of Idaho public education system
Available to students of all abilities
State-funded like other public schools
Operate without support from local tax dollars
Mission-driven by design
Committed to improving public education
Staffed by high quality Idaho certified teachers and administrators
Comply with all state and federal laws
Required to take ISATS and other state-required tests

Charter Schools are independently managed, publicly funded schools operating under a “charter” or a contract between the school and the state or district allowing for significant autonomy and flexibility.