At a Glance

Founded in 1927, Our Lady of Mount Carmel strives to create an atmosphere where students grow, graduate, and succeed as they move forward in life. As the only prekindergarten through Grade 12 private Catholic school in Baltimore County, we are proud of our rich history and tradition. To learn more about our school we invite you to explore our website, and visit our campus.


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By the Numbers - Campus Overview

  • Average Class Size - 16:1
  • Founding Year - 1927
  • Students Attending College - 95%
  • Students Participating in Community Outreach - 100%
  • 2020-2021 Enrollment - 532 Students

By the Numbers - Early Education

  • Average Class Size - PreK-2: 12, PreK-3: 20
  • Teacher to Student Ratio - PreK-2: 1 to 6. PreK-3: 1 to 10
  • Technology in the classroom - A smartboard in each classroom

By the Numbers - Elementary School

  • Average Class Size - 24
  • Teacher to Student Ratio - 1 to 10 in Pre-K, K, and 1st grade. 1 to 24 in 3rd-5th grade
  • Technology in the classroom - 1 to 1 device availability in K-5th grade, Tablets in K-3rd grade, chromebooks in 4th-5th grade, JTouch 65 inch interactive display, BenQ interactive screen

By the Numbers - Middle School

  • Average Class Size - 26
  • Teacher to Student Ratio - 1 to 15
  • Technology in the classroom - 1 to 1 Chromebooks, Large Screen Displays in each classroom

By the Numbers - High School

  • Average Class Size - 15
  • Teacher to Student Ratio - 1 to 12
  • Total Scholarship Amount for Graduates of 2019 - $7,352,000
  • Total Number of Colleges/Universities accepted to in 2021: 83



Positive School Environment

To foster a positive school environment where all students are educated in a safe and caring atmosphere, all Archdiocesan schools will follow established procedures for prevention and intervention for bullying, harassment, or intimidation.

Positive Behavioral Intervention & Supports (PBIS) has been implemented in every Archdiocesan elementary and high school to enhance academic and social behavior outcomes for all students.


Accreditations

Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, having met the requirements established by the AdvancEd Accreditation Commission and Board of Trustees, is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement.

AdvancED

All Archdiocesan high schools and elementary schools are accredited as a system through AdvancED. Every five years, the Department of Catholic Schools completes a system-wide accreditation review, which culminates in a visit by an AdvancED External Review Team. Each school is evaluated based on the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools.


Governance Model

Our Lady of Mount Carmel School is an Archdiocesan Collaborative School (ACS), which is a model of shared governance developed by the Archdiocese of Baltimore. The ACS model utilizes a shared governance model that fosters unity through the collaboration of stakeholders in support of Catholic schools. The model allows decisions regarding day-to-day school operations to be made at the local level, while individual schools and school administrators are supported centrally from the Department of Catholic Schools and the Catholic Center's Central Services in areas such as academics, finance, development, enrollment management, and marketing.