Important Dates & Deadlines
Below is a calendar of the important dates and deadlines for the 2018-19 academic year to keep you on track with Admissions dates and deadlines.
High School Placement Test (HSPT)
If you have not yet taken the HSPT, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements to do so.
September - November: Fall Shadow Day Visits
Come be our guest and see what it’s like to be a John Carroll Patriot! Students can shadow most school days, Monday through Friday. A complimentary lunch is provided from our Café. To shadow a specific Patriot, provide the current student’s name on the registration form. Parents are also invited to join us on the same morning as their child’s shadow visit for Coffee & Conversation with JC administrators. Registration for fall shadows is now closed; to schedule an 8th grade shadow day in January or February, please click here.
October 5: Legacy Dinner & Homecoming Tailgate 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
A new event for alumni with middle school-age children to come and explore JC while attending the annual Homecoming Game! Registration for this event is now closed.
October 27: Open House 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
See all the reasons why “Every Patriot Has a Story.” Meet the teachers and coaches. Speak with other students. Hear from parents. Learn about our unique academics, incredible arts and expansive athletic programs. The Admissions team will be on hand to answer questions and walk parents through the process. Registration for this event is now closed.
November 7: Welcome Wednesday for 8th Graders 8:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
For families unable to attend our Open House, this Welcome Wednesday is a great alternative to visit and learn about John Carroll. Registration for this event is now closed.
November 29: Band Day 2018 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
A wonderful opportunity for prospective Band students to play WITH all of the current JC Band members! This event is free to our prospective Band students and families. Registration for this event is now closed.
December 1: High School Placement Test & Parent Breakfast 9:00 a.m. Check in begins at 8:00 a.m.
While your child takes the test, parents are invited to a breakfast hosted by the Parent Association. A financial aid information session will also be available. Registration for this event is now closed; to make arrangements to take the HSPT please email email@example.com.
December 12: Patriot Perspective 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Hear from a panel of current JC students who will share their experiences and answer any questions. Register for Patriot Perspective.
December 14: Applications Due
Submit admissions packet by this date for best consideration for the 2018-2019 school year.
December 19: Prospective Student Reception and Dance Concert 7:00 p.m.
For students interested in learning more about the College Preparatory Dance program.
December 21: Financial Aid Applications due
January 4: Future Patriot Night 5:00 p.m.
Meet and talk to JC coaches while enjoying complimentary dinner and free admission to a boys basketball game! Register for Future Patriot Night.
January 5: Auditions for College Preparatory Dance Program, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
January 2019: Student & Family Interviews
Once an application is submitted, families will receive an email to sign up for the Parent and Student Interview. This is an on-campus personal meeting that offers a chance for the Admissions team to learn more about your child and family and answer any questions you may have about our school. Interviews for students who applied to special academic programs will also be conducted at this meeting.
February 20-21: Decision Day!
Students learn if they have been accepted and scholarship recipients are also notified via a letter mailed on February 20. Decision emails are sent out at 4:00 p.m. on February 21 to the parent email address submitted with the application.
February 28: A Closer Look 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Accepted students get another opportunity to learn more about specific programs and offerings at JC, plus your enrollment fee is waived when you register and “ring the gong” at this special event!
March 13: Welcome Wednesday
Another chance to visit and learn about John Carroll.
March 24: Carroll Scholar Lunch – 12:00 p.m.
April 25: 7th Grade Sneak-a-Peek
Another new event geared just for 7th graders interested in learning more about becoming a Patriot.
May 2: Pre-Orientation 6:00-7:30 p.m.
This event is for all enrolled Patriots and their families to learn everything that’s needed to ensure a smooth transition into the JC community!
PLUS – look for John Carroll at the following fairs and events:
- September 26, St. Ursula School High School Fair
- October 4, St. Margaret School High School Fair
- October 7, Kenilworth Mall Education Fair
- October 11, Harford Day School High School Fair
- October 16, Immaculate Heart of Mary High School Fair
- April 7, Catholic School Fair, Dave & Buster’s in White Marsh Mall