Signature Programs

Lower School Signature Programs

Our Lady of Mount Carmel School students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 can participate in many spiritual, social, physical, and academic programs that make our curriculum unique. Below are some of the highlights for our students:

Spiritual Development

  • Altar Servers
  • Children's Choir
  • Children's Liturgy of the Word
  • Liturgical Celebrations
  • May Procession
  • Outreach Programs
  • Reconciliation and Prayer Services

Social Development

  • Before and After School Program
  • Grandparent's Day
  • Community Service Trips

Physical Development

  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel School Athletics Association
  • Cheer Squad
  • Dance Team

Skills Development

  • Instrumental Band
  • Student Banking
  • Leadership Development

High School Signature Programs

For students grades 9 - 12, the focus of our academic enrichment programs is to prepare students to be independent, life-long learners.

College Courses - Selected 11th and 12th grade students have the option to partake in concurrent college courses offered through the Community College of Baltimore County in the areas of Math, Social Sciences, Computer Science, and English.

Father McMasters Honors Program - The honors program at Our Lady of Mount Carmel is offered to eligible students grades 9 - 12 who have achieved a high rank in mathematics, English, and overall achievement. Students are granted a place in the honors program by the admissions selection committee and/or faculty.

Sports Medicine Program - The Sports Medicine Program allows high school students the opportunity to discover and learn the science behind various medical and health-related fields, thereby opening doors to careers in the field of medicine. The program offers the most recent evidence-based curriculum along with hands-on learning opportunities as well as presentations from professionals in a variety of medical settings. 

Students are accepted into the program, which consists of a variety of general and core classes relating to the science of the human body, along with 30-week practicum in athletic training and conditioning. The school’s relationship with Johns Hopkins Sports Medicine allows further learning opportunities for the students in the program. 

U.S.S. Star Program
The U.S.S. Star Program is an evolving series of programs and procedures at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School designed to enable students at risk at the secondary level to increase their opportunities for success in school and related settings. The programs and procedures are based on recent educational research, as well as statistical information regarding strategies that have been proven effective. 

The program is available to students in grades nine, ten, eleven, and twelve who have difficulty attending class, have earned marginal grades in the past, have a documented learning disability, or have indicated a need for a stronger support system in order to achieve education success.