If you qualify for free or reduced lunch, you are also eligible for free materials. You must file for assistance at the time of enrollment. You must reapply for this program each school year that you are interested in assistance.
A fee-based after school care program is available to elementary school students who elect to participate. This care is provided by the Carmel Clay Parks Department. Elementary school students may arrive for before school care at 7:15am for free. Please communicate directly with schools if your students plans to regularly arrive between 7:15am - 7:30am.
Students from the Clay Center Elementary boundary may attend Carmel Middle School. Transportation is not guaranteed and will be reassessed annually. Please use the In-District Transfer Form to complete your enrollment.
Students from the Cherry Tree Elementary boundary may attend Carmel Middle School. Transportation is not guaranteed and will be reasssessed annually. Please use the In-District Transfer Form to complete your enrollment.
Carmel Clay Schools participate in the National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs. A benefit of these programs is the ability to provide free or reduced-price meals to families who are eligible according to the federal income guidelines.
The McKinney-Vento Act provides certain rights for homeless students. They include waiving certain requirements such as proof of residency when students are enrolling and allowing categorical eligibility for certain services, such as free textbooks.