About Us

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

Credentialed Faculty

76% of our credentialed faculty hold advanced degrees. Our faculty includes Resource and Enrichment teachers; instructional aides in grades TK - 5, Physical Education for grades TK – 8, Music and Spanish instructors for grades Pre-K – 8, and after-school Sports for grades 4 – 8 and Extended Care for grades TK – 8.

Low Student to Teacher Ratio

Our Pre-K, TK and Kindergarten classes each have two instructors. In grades 1 through 8, part-time instructional aides and qualified Resource Specialists assist classroom teachers and work one-on one and in small groups with students The ratio is 15 students per instructor.

Fully Accredited

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