Our Lady of Mount Carmel Academy

720 W. Belmont Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657-0606
Tel: (773)525-8779
Grades: PK-8 | 290 students
Since 1888, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Academy has provided top-tier academics in the Lakeview East neighborhood of Chicago.
The culture at OLMCA is integrated with faith, shared among students, teachers and parents.
Education at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Academy encourages students to live their faith, become lifelong learners, commit to personal growth and contirbute to a loving community.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1888
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2013

Student Body

Total Students 290 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Our Lady of Mount Carmel Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Dominic Moretti


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Soccer, VolleyballBalletBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess, Childrens Choir, Dance, Drama, Musical Theatre, Newspaper, Soccer, Student Council, Tennis, Visual Art Chess, Dance, Drama, Newspaper, Soccer, Tennis, Visual Art, Childrens Choir,
Musical Theatre,
Student Council,
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