Deciding to enroll your son or daughter at The Carmel School is a big step for your family. We encourage you to come to our campus and spend some time with us before making that decision. While here, you can meet with current students and faculty, observe classes, and experience all that we have to offer. 

Admission to The Carmel School is based on the student’s application, previous school records, a character evaluation, and an interview with school staff. 

The Carmel School accepts qualified students without regard to race, color, religion, creed, or national or ethnic origin, and does not discriminate unlawfully in the administration of its educational policies or other school programs.

Schedule a Tour Today! Contact our Director of Admissions or call us at 804-448-3288. 


List of 6 frequently asked questions.

  • Q. What is The Carmel School's mascot?

    We are the Wildcats!
  • Q. Do you offer Advanced Placement classes?

    Yes! We provide a robust AP program. We currently offer:

    • AP Chemistry
    • AP Calculus
    • AP Computer Principles
    • AP English Literature
    • AP Environmental Science
    • AP European History
    • AP Government
    • AP Human Geography
    • AP Psychology
    • AP Spanish
    • AP Statistics
    • AP Language
  • Q. How many students go to The Carmel School?

    The Carmel School currently enrolls 265 students for the 2022-2023 academic year in grades pre-K through 12.
  • Q. Are students required to follow a dress code?

    Yes. The dress code provides and supports an environment free of distraction and conducive to learning. Our school uniform includes:
    • Shirts must be solid white, navy, or light blue and must be collared (i.e., Polo or Oxford style).

    • Sweaters or sweatshirts without a hood must be navy, light blue, white, or gray, and the shirt collar must be clearly visible.
      o Only hoodies with The Carmel School logo are permitted.

    • Boys’ pants must be navy or khaki-colored, of an appropriate length.

    • Girls’ skirts, jumpers, trousers, or shorts must be solid navy or khaki-colored and of an appropriate length (no shorter than fingertip length).
    • Pants should be worn at the natural waistline, and no student undergarments should be visible.
    • Shoes must be closed-toe, appropriate for school activities, and worn at all times.

  • Q. What is the student-to-teacher ratio?

    The Carmel School student-to-teacher ratio is 12:1 or less.
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.