Welcome to Patriot Nation!
We are so excited that you and your family will be joining the Carroll community! This page is a resource for all rising 9th graders and transfer students enrolling at Archbishop Carroll High School.
New Student Checklist
□ Confirm enrollment with registration
Have you been accepted to Archbishop Carroll but not registered yet? All accepted students wishing to enroll at Carroll and confirm their place need to submit a registration form to the Admissions Office. We work on a rolling admissions basis, so there is no hard deadline to enroll, but it is in your best interest to plan ahead and enroll early.
Not applied yet? –> Complete the Carroll Application for Admission online
□ Take the Math and/or Foreign Language Placement Exams
Math Placement Exam: Required for rising 9th grade students who are currently enrolled in or have completed Algebra I or higher level math course who wish to place out of Algebra 1. Lasts 45 minutes and is used for the sole purpose of placing incoming freshmen in the appropriate math course. Students should bring a pencil and calculator.
World Language Placement Exam: Required for rising 9th grade students who wish to place into an upper-level world language course. We advise only rising 9th grade students who have studied Spanish, French, or Italian daily for a full year or more, or students who are native speakers at home and wish to pursue one of these language tracks, to take this exam. Lasts 45 minutes and is used for the sole purpose of placing incoming freshmen in the appropriate language courses.
Placement Exam Dates: Please contact the Office for Academic Affairs (ext. 152) to schedule a placement exam.
□ Purchase the school uniform and school shoes
All new students taking P.E. & Health should pre-order the P.E./Gym uniform from Carroll Corner by Friday, June 30. Please complete the P.E./Gym uniform order form here. P.E./Gym uniforms may be purchased from the Carroll Corner in late August/early September.
□ Complete the required Student Health Forms and submit them to the Health Office prior to the start of school
- Download the Student Physical Form – Please Note: This form is not interchangeable with the Sports Physical Form that is required by the PIAA for athletic participation
- Download the PIAA Sports Physical Form
—> Learn more about required immunizations – All immunizations must up to date and submitted to the Health Office before the first day of school.
□ Get your Summer reading list
Freshman Reading (Required for all rising 9th Grade students)
- Zuzak, Markus; The Book Thief (REQUIRED – ENGLISH) – 978-0375842207 – $12.99
- Albom, Mitch; The Five People You Meet in Heaven (REQUIRED – THEOLOGY) – 978-1401308582 – $15.00
- Strasser, Todd & Leaf, Laurel; The Wave (REQUIRED – SOCIAL STUDIES) – 978-0307979124 – $9.
□ For students enrolled in Honors Geometry: Get your summer math packet and graph paper.
Students will be issued bussing and transportation information in late August/early September. Students living in a bussed school district will be contacted directly by their school district. Students living in the Philadelphia or Chester area routes will receive a mailing from Carroll. For any questions or concerns, please contact the Office for Student Services at extension 112.
Office for Student Services (OSS): 610-688-7610 x112.