Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students278 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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    St Rose Of Lima School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 334 students
    5.6 miles
    278 Alvarado St Unit 2
    Chula Vista, CA 91910
    5.6 PK-8

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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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