Our Lady of Mount Carmel School

  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 521
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4.5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
  • Address
  • 2117 S Rural Rd
  • Tempe, AZ 85282
  • Phone
  • (480) 967-5567
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School Description

Our Lady of Mount Carmel School enrolls 521 elementary school students from grades KG-8. It is located in Tempe, AZ, which is a highly populated city with a median household income of $42,361.

School Operational Details
  • Students Have Access to a Library or Media Center
School Days and Hours
  • School Days Per Year: 180
    Note: Kindergarten Operates Five Days Per Week
  • School Hours Per Day: 7
    Note: Kindergarten Operates on a Full Day Schedule
School Religious Orientation
  • Roman Catholic
    Diocese of Phoenix, AZ
School Associations
  • National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
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2 reviews for Our Lady of Mount Carmel School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on January 20, 2011
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I love OLMC. I have two students enrolled at the school and love the community. They are great with challenging children who are on a regular pace and have a reading special for those students who are behind. It is a true Catholic community and feels like home. I have continued to have my children educated here because they really are committed to the total child and not just to the ABCs. My only struggle with the school is their lack of opportunity for gifted students. Students as young as Kindergarten can begin with the accelerated reading program, but the other subjects are not taught using a mastery learning approach. I hope soon they will begin to offer more for students who are excelling.
  • Reviewed by Student on August 05, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I'm going into 8th grade at Mt. Carmel. I have been going to Mt. Carmel for the past three years and absolutely love it. The teachers make you work but they'll also save time to talk to you about stuff totally unrelated to school. They value their students as people not just as students and try to make their students feel as comfortable as they can. The curriculum is above and beyond expactations but isnt too hard if you have a determined child they should be fine at O.L.M.C.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 521
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 27.8
    Full-Time Teachers: 24
    Part-Time Teachers: 6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.7
  • Percent Minority Students: 29.0%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 255 (48.9%)
  • Females: 266 (51.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Our Lady of Mount Carmel School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian91.7%
Black51.0%
Asian203.8%
Hispanic11722.5%
White37071.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Our Lady of Mount Carmel School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten6011.5%
1st Grade6211.9%
2nd Grade5710.9%
3rd Grade6312.1%
4th Grade6412.3%
5th Grade5610.7%
6th Grade6211.9%
7th Grade499.4%
8th Grade489.2%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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