Cathedral Carmel School

848 Saint John St
Lafayette, LA 70501-0705
Tel: (337)235-5577
Grades: PK-8 | 815 students
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 Overview

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Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students 815 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Cathedral Carmel School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Ascension Episcopal School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ashton Grace Montessori School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Ashton Grace Montessori School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Lafayette
    Grades: PK-1 | 19 students
    0.2 miles
    Po Box 52895
    Lafayette, LA 70505
  • Lafayette
    Grades: PK-8 | 223 students
    0.3 miles
    201 W Convent St
    Lafayette, LA 70501
  • Lafayette
    Grades: PK-12
    0.5 miles
    1030 Johnston Street
    Lafayette, LA 70501
  • Lafayette
    Grades: PK-7 | 204 students
    0.6 miles
    200 Saint John St
    Lafayette, LA 70501
  • Lafayette
    Grades: PK-5 | 370 students
    0.8 miles
    201 Elizabeth Ave
    Lafayette, LA 70501

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