About Us

Our Lady of Mount Carmel School is a Catholic Pre-School – 8 elementary school in the Archdiocese of San Francisco, and has been serving Redwood City since 1885.

Credentialed Faculty

All of our teachers are fully credentialed and have been teaching for a combined average of 27 years. Our faculty includes Resource and Enrichment teachers; teacher aides in all primary grades, Physical Education for grades TK – 8, Music and Spanish instructors for grades Pre-K – 8, and after-school sports for grades 4 – 8. Extended Care is available for grades TK – 8.

Low Student to Teacher Ratio

Our full day Kindergarten boasts a full time teacher, full time aide and part time aide for instruction of core academic subjects. Our Pre-School, Pre-K and TK classrooms have both a full-time teacher and a full-time aides, as well as a smaller class size (13 for Pre-School and 15 for Pre-K and TK). All grades are consistently split into two groups for teaching of core academics to provide greater one-to-one teaching opportunities.

Fully Accredited

We are accredited by the Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA) and by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). We consistently receive a full 6 year accredition each review period, the longest term awarded.