8th Grade Transition Information for 2022-23 School Year

Incoming 9th Grade Student Presentation

Watch the presentation given to students during Counselor visits to the middle schools.
Welcome Future Sundevils!

What Does a Typical Freshman Schedule Look Like?

  • Two trimesters = One year's worth of coursework.
  • Math and Spanish can be accelerated by taking the subject all 3 trimesters (=1.5 year's worth of coursework).
  • Two-part courses may have a trimester break between Part 1 and Part 2 - See example below.
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Math Sequence Guidelines

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Choosing and Entering Your Courses

After viewing our Course Selection Presentation, discuss options with your parents and current teachers.

You will enter your 15 course requests into your Synergy Student VUE account.

IDT - If you are applying for a transfer to MCHS, enter your course requests for your high school of residence. Then, use this form to record your MC class choices and we will enter them for you upon IDT approval.

Sundevil Career & Technical Ed (CTE) Course Options

We proudly offer several Career and Technical Education Pathways that articulate with Community Colleges, 4 year Colleges and direct entry occupations.

*Project Lead The Way (PTLW) courses are recognized as a respected academic programs (similar to Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate) by UC/CSU.

AVID is Searching for YOU!

We are looking for students who are interested in direct instruction on academic skills, opportunities for tutoring in their core academic classes, and are looking for time to research for their future. These students should know they are walking into a family!

AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination. It is an internationally recognized program designed to prepare students for success in both high school and college. Check out our AVID info page and reach out to Ms. Randle or your counselor for more information. We would love for you to join our AVID family.

Sample 4 Year Plans

I'd like to attend Mt Carmel but I don't live in the area...

Check for Transfer information. Transfer request period is February 1 through March 31, 2022. If requesting an IDT (Inter or Intra District Transfer) you will not be able to enter your MC courses online. Please use this form to record your class choices and we will enter them for you upon IDT approval.

Transfer decisions are made at the PUSD Attendance Office. We have no control, prior knowledge or influence over district decisions.

Do I Need to Enroll?

Current 8th grade students within MCHS Boundaries coming from Black Mountain, Meadowbrook or Mesa Verde Middle Schools have received their Course Selection materials at their current middle school. Those students will do Online Continuing Registration for continuing students and do not need to enroll.

Current 8th grade students within MCHS Boundaries coming from private or other schools will need to complete the online enrollment packet beginning April 1, 2022

Reasons Why It's Great to be a Sundevil

Welcome to Mt Carmel High School and Our Sundevil family!


In addition to the resources outlined here, our Sundevil Way Guide will help you develop a 4 year plan that is meaningful and relevant to you. #itsthesundevilway

Email contact for MCHS Counselors

Last Names A-F - Kim Bronson -

Last Names G-M - Husani Whitlock -

Last Names N-T Charmaine Ferrer -

Last Names U-Z, AVID and ELL - Victor Baez -

Career and Technical Ed - Kim Tran -

"Once a Sundevil, Always a Sundevil"