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8th Grade Transition

Welcome to Carlmont

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Welcome to Carlmont
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The transition to high school is an exciting time, but it can be overwhelming as well. Whether you’re looking for information to help you decide between Carlmont and other schools, or you have already decided and just want to know what to expect, the Carlmont 8th Grade Transition team is here to help.

Throughout the school year, we host Campus Tours to provide 8th graders and their parents with an up close look at Carlmont. We also facilitate individual student visits to campus through our Individual Shadowing program held each Fall. 

Visit our Video page for links that allow you to take your time and view much of what Carlmont offers its students. We also feature many of the ways parents can get involved and support our local high school. These videos feature Carlmont teachers and staff and offer an up close look at core curriculum and world language pathways, as well as performing & visual arts, athletics, and support & enhancement programs on campus. 

All of the information found on this website is also sent out, with reminders, through our Carlmont Corner e-newsletter. This is distributed throughout the year to 8th grade parents at feeder middle schools. Carlmont feeder middle schools are: Nesbit, Sandpiper, Ralston and Tierra Linda. The Carlmont Corner is also sent to Central Middle School & Charter School in San Carlos as a courtesy. All these middle schools pass along the newsletter in their preferred distribution channels, most often their own school newsletters. 

If you attend another school and would like to join our mailing list directly, please email us. 

Information about how to get involved and participate in activities at Carlmont can be found in our Incoming Freshmen Information for 2022-2023 document. 

More helpful links and resources:
More information about Carlmont’s Profile & College Acceptances (scroll through Counseling page to the School Profile & College Acceptances section)