College Counseling

Thank you for visiting The Carmel School's College Counseling page. Here you will find helpful information regarding your college search, SAT and ACT registration, financing college and general college planning.  
The Carmel School’s grade point average is unweighted and students are not ranked.  Our curriculum is college preparatory and there is one diploma type.  Below are our graduation requirements:
4 credits
4 credits
Laboratory Science
4 credits
Social Sciences
4 credits
Physical Education
1 credit
4 credits (or one per year of enrollment)
Foreign Language
3 credits (or two years of two different)
4 credits
Senior Seminar
1 credit

College Application Steps
After college selections are made, students must take the following steps:
  • Submit College Applications using The Common Application, The Coalition Application or apply to the individual college online.
  • Notify the school counselor who will upload official transcripts, a school profile and recommendations if requested.
  • Students must request SAT, ACT or AP scores directly from the College Board or ACT

List of 2 items.

  • ACT Test Dates & Registration Deadlines

    2022-2023 ACT Date
    Online Registration Deadline
    September 10, 2022
    August 5, 2022
    October 22, 2022
    September 16, 2022
    December 10, 2022
    November 4, 2022
  • SAT Test Dates & Registration Deadlines

    2022-2023 SAT Date
    Online Registration Deadline
    August 22, 2022
    July 29, 2022
    October 1, 2022
    September 2, 2022
    November 5, 2022
    October 27, 2022
    December 3, 2022
    November 3, 2022

Important Dates

List of 5 events.

  • Oct

    November 4 SAT Registration Deadline

    Register for the November 4, 2023, SAT Testing Date by October 5. Online registration is available here.
  • Oct

    College Fair: Spotsylvania

    Spotsylvania Towne Centre hosts College Night, Wednesday, October 18, Mall Wide, 6:30-8:30. Learn more here.
    137 Spotsylvania Mall, Fredericksburg, VA 22407
  • Oct

    College Visit: Bridgewater College

    Monday, October 23
    during study hall in room 114
    3 Sec - Media Center - 114
  • Oct

    College Fair: Hanover

    Hanover County
    Monday, October 30, 2023
    Atlee High School
    9414 Atlee Station Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23116
  • Nov

    College Fair: Henrico

    Henrico County
    Wednesday, November 1, 2023
    6:00-8:00 PM
    Deep Run High School
    4801 Twin Hickory Road, Glen Allen, Virginia 23059
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College Counseling Activities

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Carmel School Resources

Internal school documents for the school counseling department, including guidance, registration, and student course enrollment.
  • Program of Study

    • 2023-2024 Program of Study
      The Program of Study is written for parents and students to outline general and specific opportunities for coursework to satisfy graduation requirements at The Carmel School. Found in this document are graduation requirements, course descriptions, and program planning suggestions. The course offerings are listed by curriculum areas.
  • School Profile

Where Our Graduates Go

Announcing NHS at The Carmel School!

Visit to learn more about the National Honor Society.
School CEEB Code 472008

The Carmel School Grading Scale

A+ 97-100 B+ 87-89 C+ 77-79 D+ 67-69 F 0-59
A 93-96 B 83-86 C 73-76 D 63-66
A- 90-92 B- 80-82 C- 70-72 D- 60-62
The mission of The Carmel School is to prepare students for success in our ever-changing world by creating a community supportive of
academic, physical, and spiritual growth rooted in Christian values to instill honor and integrity.