Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
School leader Shane P. Staszcuk
Type Religious
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 60

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Religious / Parochial Yes
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Faith-based
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning In every classroom, from preschool through eighth grade, the teachers at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Academy create a learning environment rich in rigorous academics and engaging lessons. Our students become lifelong learners and live out their passion for academic achievement in high school and beyond.
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Photography
3
Music
including: Vocal lessons / coaching
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

12
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Kitchen
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Science lab
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Self-contained classroom
Special education resource room

Early childhood program

Preschool meals offered Morning Snack
Lunch
Evening Snack
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 67% 51%
Two or more races 15% 3%
Hispanic 9% 24%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 4%
Black 3% 18%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
6
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
12
Clubs
including: Girl Scouts
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
PE classes
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
PE classes
Soccer
Clubs Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Cooking club
Drama club
Girl Scouts
Math club
Model UN
Recycling club
Science club
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools St. Ignatius College Prep
  Payton College Preparatory High School
  Northside College Preparatory High School

Awards

Academic award National Blue Ribbon School, U.S. Department of Education
Year received 2013

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
Behavioral health specialist
Coach(es)
Nurse
Reading specialist
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)

Neighborhood

Transportation options Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Archdiocese of Chicago

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Please mail or drop off the completed application to the school office with a copy of the student's birth certificate. If a child is transferring from another school, or is applying for first through eighth grade, a copy of the previous year's report card should also be submitted. A PDF version of the application can be found online at OLMCA.org. Have questions? Please email admissions@olmca.org or call the main office at any point in the admissions process. OLMCA Main Office: 773.525.8779
Learn more Http://olmca.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=245955&type=d
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012