Carmel Adventist College (AU)

A coeducational boarding school on the senior high school level, operated by the Trans-Australian Union Conference, near Perth, Australia. The 1993 enrollment was 180, with an instructional staff of 18. This school offers courses leading to the West Australian Higher Secondary certificate, which is a prerequisite to taking advanced studies at Avondale College. Carmel College began as the Darling Range School, established early in 1907 to provide local educational facilities for secondary students who otherwise would have had to go to the Avondale School for Christian Workers (now Avondale College) at Cooranbong, New South Wales. On hearing of the search by the West Australia Conference officers for a suitable site for the proposed boarding school, Charles E. Ashcroft, one of the early Seve...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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