Carmel Catholic High School

  • Carmel Catholic High School is a Catholic, college preparatory secondary school for young men and women from ninth through twelfth grades.
  • Every student to us is a unique and worth individual with great potential waiting to be discovered and harnessed.
  • We value and encourage creativity and we provide a loving and supportive environment where every student can feel successful as a person.
  • We firmly believe that a young person learns from his or her total experience of the school setting, so we strive to address the religious, academic, social, psychological, and physical development of the young person through the school's programs, courses and policies.
  • We foster lifelong faith, learning, and development of an individual's talents and skills.
  • Carmel Catholic is primarily a college preparatory school, providing a program of excellence for students.
  • In addition to being an academic institution, we are a community which fosters respect for diversity, mutual growth and development.
  • This Carmel Catholic community extends the challenge to lead productive lives which reflect religious and civic values.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2007

Student Body

Total Students1318 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeCarmel Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arlington Heights
     St Viator High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 928 students
    12.4 miles
    1213 E Oakton St
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    (847)392-4050
    12.4 9-12
    928
  • Lake Zurich
    Quentin Road Christian Preschool
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    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: NS-5 | 480 students
    5.7 miles
    60 Quentin Road
    Lake Zurich, IL 60047
    (847)438-4494
    5.7 NS-5
    480
  • Wheaton
    St Francis High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 782 students
    29.8 miles
    2130 W Roosevelt Rd
    Wheaton, IL 60187
    (630)668-5800
    29.8 9-12
    782
  • Mundelein
    Grades: NS-5 | 127 students
    6.1 miles
    22277 West Erhart Road
    Mundelein, IL 60060
    (847)223-4021
    6.1 NS-5
    127
  • Chicago
    Gordon Tech High School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 429 students
    27 miles
    3633 N California Ave
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (312)539-3600
    27 9-12
    429

School Reviews

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Extraordinary! Worth every penny. My child is soaring academically. Most teachers have a master's degree; some are Ph.Ds. Certain AP classes now book as actually college credit at Loyola University. Great sports programs. All freshman take the pre-ACT for free. My child can't wait to go to school. The service hours helped him grow morally, and he really enjoyed the opportunities. He has joined several academic teams. My son is finally challenged. He is taking junior-level math, and is on the Honors track; the public high school would have tracked him as college prep. He is on track for the Ivies. Nicest parents and students. No drama. Worth every penny. Come shadow at Carmel and see what your child achieves!
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