New Students

Welcome New Students

Students & Parents - We are excited to welcome you to Clay Middle School!  In order to help you get to know us and our school, we have included information on this page regarding the enrollment and orientation process.

Step 1: Online Enrollment

Please begin enrollment by completing the Carmel Clay Schools online registration process.  After completing the online registration you may contact Clay Middle School at 317-844-7251.

Step 2: Course Information & Selection

Please indicate the classes that you wish to take by completing the correct grade level form below.  This will allow counselors to begin building a schedule to be ready for you on your first day at Clay!

Detailed course descriptions for 2017-2018 are available here.
The 2018-2019 course catalog is here.

Please know that upon submitting this application, counselors will receive and enter course requests.  We attempt to place students in top class choices but, due to enrollment and staffing, may not be able to grant all requests.

6th Grade 

7th Grade

8th Grade

 6th grade students who are interested in playing an instrument and 7th and 8th grade students with playing experience should fill out the forms below.

6th Grade Band/Orchestra Information

7th & 8th Grade Band/Orchestra Information



After completing the online registration, you will receive an email with your child's student ID number.  Please follow these instructions to create a myCCS account.

What is myCCS?  myCCS is Carmel Clay Schools' online portal providing links to information and resources.  Information found through the myCCS portal includes the following:

  • Bus Information including bus #, pick up/drop off location and times.  Updated bus information for a new school year will not be finalized until the week before school begins. 

  • Calendar of school events.

  • Webgrades.

  • Lunch Information including menus, free & reduced lunch applications, and links to create a mypaymentsplus account where you will load money and monitor spending on your child's lunch account.  School lunches are $2.50.  Breakfast is also served daily for $1.30.

  • Tutoring resources.

  • Links to teacher webpages.

  • Link to PTO information.

  • Link to update contact information.

  • Textbook rental information.


Facts & Information About Clay Middle School

Are you wondering about school hours, lockers, lunch, sports & more? Click here for answers to frequently asked questions!


Orientation Dates & Activities

New Student Tours

Thursday, August 3
10:30 am - 11:30 am

All new students are encouraged to join us for an interactive tour of the building.  Our “New Crew” student mentors will be giving these personal tours to help families learn the ins and outs of Clay Middle School!

New Student Breakfast/Parent PTO Orientation

Thursday, August 10
8:00 am - 9:00 am

We invite all new students to join us for a morning of breakfast and fun! We will be learning about Clay Middle School through trivia and games led by our amazing “New Crew” student mentors. *Please RSVP at 317-844-7251.

New Crew

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At Clay we have an ongoing group called "New Crew" designed to assist new students in becoming acclimated to the school.  In the first weeks of the school year, we have events including a new student breakfast where students mentors answer questions, a fun scavenger hunt helping our new students learn their way around the building and a parent coffee allowing parents to ask questions and learn more about Clay.