Frequently asked questions regarding admissions

Are scholarships offered or is financial aid available?

Financial Aid is available for families based on financial need. See the Tuition and Fees page for detailed information. Financial Aid applications are available.

Students who attend KMHA churches are eligible to receive a KMHA scholarship that provides a 50% tuition rebate.

How do you handle disruptive students?

The Dean of Students oversees all middle and high school discipline. The elementary school Principal oversees all discipline for the lower school. Behavior expectations and consequences are clearly outlined in the Student Handbook.

Are payment plans available or is the full tuition amount due at one time?

For day students, tuition is divided into nine (9) monthly payments due September through May. For boarding students, tuition, room/board and all other fees are due in full a semester in advance. Please contact Sondra Matias in the Admissions Office for more information on payment options.

If my child attends Mt. Carmel School, will colleges recognize the education from a small, private school?

Mt. Carmel School is accredited by both the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).  Mt. Carmel School is also recognized as an official non-public school by the Kentucky Department of Education.  Our diploma is recognized by all major colleges and universities within the United States and our graduates have been accepted at schools including Purdue University, University of Michigan, Asbury University, Calvin College, and University of Kentucky.

How will I know how my child is doing in his/her classes?

Parents may check their child’s grades, homework assignments, and attendance online through the school’s internet-based academic software, Jupiter Grades.

In addition, all faculty have email addresses available here for quick communications.

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