Welcome to the John Carroll Family!

We're thrilled to welcome you to our thriving student body as the next generation of Patriots.

This page contains step-by-step information for a seamless transition to high school and will be updated frequently, so please bookmark this page for future reference. Additional information and deadlines will be posted here as they get closer, including info on uniforms, technology, etc.

Important dates and deadlines


Refer to the email directory for answers to other questions.

Billing Portal

View your current invoice(s).

Dress Code

Please carefully review the full policy here in the Student Handbook.

Summer Enrichment

Registration coming soon for qualified incoming John Carroll Freshmen only.

Sign up for bus transportation

If you plan on making use of John Carroll's bus transportation service, please click the link below to find your stop and register.

Register for Placement Tests, if applicable

May 7–8: Register for any placement tests, if applicable. If enrolling more than one student, please complete one registration form per student.

  • Register for Math Placement (Tuesday, May 7)
  • Register for World Language Placement (Wednesday, May 8). Please note, the World Language placement test is for any student that has studied at least one full year of the language.
  • The Admissions Office will contact qualified students directly with more information about the English placement test.
Attend New Parent Orientation, Session 1

May 29: Save the date; more information coming soon.

Submit forms

August 1: Complete the Legal Custody Form and upload online health forms in Magnus Health when the link becomes available this summer.

Physical Form
Medical Order Form

Please note, all parents/guardians must complete the Legal Custody Form. Email Mary Opperhauser if you have any questions.

Mary Opperhauser
Student Services Administrator
Legal Custody Form

Other tasks

Join our Facebook groups

Join The John Carroll School Parents and your class-specific group on Facebook.

Set up Remind notifications

Parents and students should sign up for Remind school-based notifications. Receive important notifications regarding school closings and delays as well as other select reminders by texting @jcpatriots to 81010, then click to view a convenient reference guide to manage your notifications. Despite the prompt, there is no need to enter a school ID – as soon as you send the text you are subscribed.
Students should also join their class Remind group, which receives more frequent class- and student-specific notifications.

  • Class of 2028: text @28patriots to 81010
  • Class of 2027: text @27patriots to 81010
  • Class of 2026: text @26patriots to 81010
Get a head start on Summer Reading

This year's Summer Reading is "The Breadwinner" by Deborah Ellis, a compelling novel about loyalty, survival, families and friendship during the Taliban's rule in Afghanistan in the late 1990s. Please note, there will be assignments associated with Summer Reading; details coming soon.

What's ahead

New Parent Orientation

May 29 and August 19

More information coming soon.

Class of 2028 Orientation

August 26–27, 8:00 a.m.–2:45 p.m.

This orientation is for students only. Students must wear uniforms and will have their yearbook photo taken on August 26.

Transfer Student Orientation

August 27, 8:00 a.m.–12:45 p.m.

This orientation is for students only. Students must wear uniforms and will have their yearbook photo taken.

Classes of 2025–2027 Orientation

August 28, 8:00 a.m.–2:45 p.m.

This orientation is for students only. Students must wear uniforms.

First day of classes

August 29, 8:00 a.m.–2:45 p.m.