Our Lady of Mount Carmel School has served the parish community since 1933.
We welcome students entering Kindergarten through Eighth Grade. Our school has been staffed by the Benedictine nuns and since 1966 by the Sisters Servants of the Blessed Sacrament and dedicated lay teachers.
School families, parishioners, and friends have worked together to maintain OLMCS as one of the finest elementary schools in the Diocese of San Diego.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel School is a child centered Christian community in which each member is encouraged to acquire knowledge, skills, and values in order to serve God, family, and society.
The administration and staff, in partnership with the parents who are the primary educators of their children, are committed to assisting students in developing their full potential through a program that stimulates spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional and physical development; in an atmosphere of faith, love, and community.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, through a dedicated faculty, staff, and parent community, strives to create an atmosphere of faith, love, and respect, which fosters learning and enables students to make right choices and meaningful contributions to society.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 236 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
236 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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When is the application deadline for Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel?

The application deadline for Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Excellent school. High academic achievement, wonderful programs integrated into the curriculum like computers/ high tech, music, drama, sports and religion. Staff is wonderful children are treated in a very caring and warm manner, wonderful environment. This school is a great family atmosphere. Children enjoy going to school everyday.
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 236 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in San Diego County, CA is $13,782 for elementary schools and $20,552 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Diego County, CA is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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