Special Programs

Carmel Clay Schools provides a diverse range of learning opportunities. As a top-ranked public school district, we proudly serve the vibrant community of Carmel, Indiana. Our Multilingual Learner program, which has doubled in size over the last 10 years, provides support for our students who speak more than 100 home languages. With dedicated Special Education and IEP support available at all 15 of our schools, we prioritize the unique needs of every student. For those ready for advanced challenges, our elementary and middle schools offer a dynamic High Ability program, ensuring a tailored educational experience for all. Explore the diverse avenues of learning at Carmel Clay Schools, where we celebrate and support every type of learner.

Early Childhood

Carmel Clay Schools offers a continuum of services for children ages 3 to 5 who are eligible under Indiana’s special education rules.

Typical Peers are invited to join our classrooms to promote positive communication and relationships and have fun! 

Learn more about Early Childhood.

Multilingual Learners

The MLL program at Carmel Clay Schools serves over 1,200 students. We have more than 100 languages represented among our student body from over 80 countries across the globe.

The goal of the MLL program is to raise the English proficiency of all students to that of native English speakers at their respective grade levels.

Learn more about Multilingual Learners.

High Ability

To effectively meet the educational needs of all students, rigorous programs are provided for high-ability students whose general intellect and academic achievement are significantly beyond their peers. These programs provide differentiated curriculum and instructional strategies designed to help high-ability learners meet their individual potential.

Learn more about High Ability.

Special Education

Carmel Clay Schools provides services for students with disabilities, ages 3 through 21. Students are determined eligible for special education through a multidisciplinary evaluation coordinated by a school psychologist.

Learn more about Special Education.