A Supportive Environment
With an enrollment of approximately 650 young men, each individual finds a place in our community where he can excel, have fun, and feel valued.
Whatever a student's passions may be, Mount Carmel will work to provide experiences that will strengthen his confidence and ability to contribute his talents to the world. In any program, a student learns to set goals, work with others, overcome adversity, and make good decision. He is trained to become a leader not only at school but in his community.
Clubs and Organizations: Be a part of one of Mount Carmel's 30 clubs and organizations. Student's can participate in everything from Art Club to Young Politicians. Each club provides unique opportunities for our students from visiting one of Chicago's nearby museums to taking trips to our Nation's Capital.
Guidance Counseling: Mount Carmel's Guidance Counseling Department is dedicated to helping students succeed academically and personally during their high school years and beyond. We offer a variety of resources intended to help students at all levels.
Mount Carmel Athletics: Many students choose to participate in one of Caravan Athletic Teams. Our strong program teaches students responsibility, teamwork, and the development of a strong work ethic.
Academic Calendar: There is always something happening at 6410. Stay up to date with the day's activities by visiting the academic calendar.
"You came to Mount Carmel as a boy. If you care to struggle and work at it you will leave a man."
Since 1900, Mount Carmel High School has prepared young men from throughout the Chicago area to face the challenges of college and life with confidence and courage. We build character and we inspire our students...one boy at a time.
What does it mean to attend Mount Carmel?
It means that you have enthusiasm for learning, both inside and outside of the classroom, and that you work with purpose to accomplish your goals and dreams. It means that you participate in sports and activities with fortitude and grit, always striving to make positive contributions for the good of you program and success of your teammates. It means that you work to serve other with a who hearted intensity and aspire to grow in your own character and commitment.
When you become a Man of Carmel, you join students from 289 grammar schools located in 119 zip codes in two states. You become part of an unmatched all-male learning environment with greater opportunities for success and fewer school pressures and distractions. You begin a four-year journey that will take you to the college and career of your choice. There, as a Man of Carmel, you have the opportunity to claim your place in an ever-growing network of over 13,000 celebrated alumni who have walked the halls of 64th and Dante before you.
Mount Carmel does not discriminate on the basis of race or ethnic origin in the administration of educational policies, financial aid, co-curricular programs or other school programs.