- Cathedral-Carmel is an institution where excellence in Catholic education has been a tradition for 160 years! We are a co-educational elementary school serving PreK through 8th grades.
- Established in 1846, CCS is the oldest school in Lafayette.
- The administration, faculty, and staff are composed of lay and religious teachers and professionals distinguished with masters and masters-plus certification.
- Our school is dedicated to the fulfillment of “teaching minds and touching hearts” through a faith-filled academic community in the tradition of the Sisters of Mount Carmel and the Christian Brothers of St. John Baptist de LaSalle.
- Academics at Cathedral-Carmel School focuses upon the preparation of our students to become life-long learners.” We believe that the education students receive in elementary years is the fundamental and foundational basis for growth and achievement in their adult lives.
- Cathedral-Carmel School offers a school environment that provides solid Christian values and morals, “state of the art” technology, and high academic standards.
- We encourage you to visit our campus and experience for yourself why we say that at Cathedral-Carmel School our mission is “teaching minds and touching hearts.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||815 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 21%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||46 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||18:1
National avg.: 13:1
- School Location Miles Grades Students
OpelousasGrades: PK-12 | 970 students
186 Westminster Drive
Opelousas, LA 70570
LafayetteGrades: PK-8 | 920 students
2315 Johnston St
Lafayette, LA 70503
BroussardGrades: PK-8 | 481 students
302 W Main St
Broussard, LA 70518
LafayetteGrades: PK-12 | 743 students
220 Portland Ave
Lafayette, LA 70507
LafayetteGrades: PK-8 | 118 students
2223 Dulles Dr
Lafayette, LA 70506