Award Year: 2021

Carmel Catholic High School

1 Carmel Parkway
Mundelein, IL, 60060-2499

(847) 566-3000

Mr. Jason Huther, Principal at time of Nomination

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A Christ-centered college-preparatory school, Carmel Catholic empowers students to be servant leaders with zeal for faith and scholarship, embracing tradition of dignity, diversity, and justice.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 5%
  • White: 65%
  • Hispanic: 20%
  • Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Asian: 8%
  • Two or more races: 2%
Carmel Catholic High School Baccalaureate and Graduation 2021

Carmel Catholic High School Baccalaureate and Graduation 2021

Carmel Catholic High School is a college-prep high school, located in the northern suburbs of the Chicago area, serving 1,100 diverse learners. Carmel Catholic provides students with the support and resources to excel while developing their potential to serve, lead, and contribute in a global society.

With a rich history of more than 55 years of service, students at Carmel Catholic join a community where they are known and supported. The culture is one of enthusiasm and friendliness. Personalization is also a priority, with each student known and academic programs tailored to best fit unique needs. Technology is especially used to keep students connected, synchronously learning when unable to be in school and constantly connected to community, even when isolated.

Carmel Catholic embraces its Catholic identity and welcomes students of all faiths to explore their potential and purpose. Through the school's core Catholic educational experience, students explore the impact that sharing their gifts can have on the world. With a strong alumni base that remains connected to Carmel, current students benefit from the shared experiences and wisdom of graduates across many professions.

Carmel Catholic is a center of academic excellence, providing exemplary academic programs to prepare students for their futures by guiding them to achieve their potential and discover who they can become. Above all, growth mindset inspires Carmel to consistently adapt to the myriad and changing needs of its students. A past National Blue Ribbon School award is evidence of meeting the cycle of growth head on, with determination and grit.