Cathedral Carmel School

Tel: (337)235-5577
  • 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

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students 815 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
4%
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
Show me:
People Also ViewedPeople Also Viewed Nearby SchoolsNearby Schools
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Opelousas
    Grades: PK-12 | 970 students
    17.1 miles
    186 Westminster Drive
    Opelousas, LA 70570
    (337)948-8607
    17.1PK-12
    970
  • Lafayette
    Grades: PK-12 | 743 students
    2.3 miles
    220 Portland Ave
    Lafayette, LA 70507
    (337)234-9860
    2.3PK-12
    743
  • Lafayette
    Grades: PK-8 | 118 students
    4.5 miles
    2223 Dulles Dr
    Lafayette, LA 70506
    (337)988-0032
    4.5PK-8
    118
  • Lafayette
    Grades: PK-8 | 920 students
    1.2 miles
    2315 Johnston St
    Lafayette, LA 70503
    (337)235-2464
    1.2PK-8
    920
  • Broussard
    St Cecilia School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 481 students
    6.3 miles
    302 W Main St
    Broussard, LA 70518
    (337)837-6363
    6.3PK-8
    481

School Reviews

Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
July 25, 2017
A table comparison of the three popular early childhood education approaches.
July 25, 2017
How do I know how this school compares with the others I am considering? Has anybody ranked private schools?
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average acceptance rate in Lafayette, LA is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).