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A Five-time National Blue Ribbon School

The coveted National Blue Ribbon School award affirms the hard work of students, educators, families, and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging and engaging content. Carmel Catholic High School is proud to be a five-time National Blue Ribbon School – one of only six high schools in the nation to receive this award five times.

News & Announcements


Corey the Corsair is the Newest Member of the Carmel Catholic Community

Corey is a male Goldendoodle who will be serving up some big snuggles and kisses as he welcomes and comforts students at Carmel Catholic in his role as a therapy dog. Corey is currently in training and will by next school year be a certified therapy dog. This spring, he will be present on campus as he learns and adapts to being in a school environment. You'll catch him most days with Principal Jason Huther or with our Student Services team.

Carmel's ABC Business Team Wins State Competition

On April 27, Carmel’s Advice Beyond the Classroom (ABC) team comprised of Ryan Hogan, Spiros Pissios, Mario Durnil, Nicholas Kolesar, and Giselle Young, went to UBS Tower to compete at the ABC state event. After presenting in front of the entire ABC organization, guest speakers, and the judges, Carmel’s team won, making them the state champions.

Ben Berg Named Illinois Coach of the Year

On April 30, Girls Basketball Coach Ben Berg was honored as an Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Coach of the Year for his efforts in leading the Corsairs to the 2022 IHSA 3A State Title!

Lake County Diversity and Equity Symposium Hosted by Carmel Catholic

On Saturday, April 23, Carmel Catholic hosted the first-ever Lake County Diversity and Equity Symposium. Students and educators from across Lake County were invited to add their voices to this collective understanding of equity and justice in our schools. This event was funded by a JPIC Human Development Fund from the Carmelite JPIC Commission.

Dance Outreach Program for Catholic Grade Schools Stresses Health and Wellness

The mental health and wellness of children and teenagers have been at the forefront of headlines since shortly after the onset of Covid-19 two years ago and continues to worsen. But ever since students were forced to learn remotely, members of the Carmel Catholic High School Orchesis dance program have been leading health and wellness outreach programs with grade and middle schoolers via Zoom, and now in-person.

Events Calendar

Morning Mass

Time: 7:15 AM
Location: Brandsma Chapel

Our School At A Glance

  • Carmel Catholic Community Our welcoming and inclusive community spans nearly six decades and is made up of 1,150 students and more than 16,000 alumni.
  • College Preparatory We offer a robust curriculum that prepares students to excel in college. Our College and Career Resource Center provides families with countless resources.
  • Mission and Values Above All Building a sense of purpose in our students is at the heart of Carmel Catholic. Our faculty and staff empower students to become servant leaders.
  • crossEmbracing Our Catholic Identity We offer daily opportunities for prayer and reflection. Students share their talents with the community through our Christian Service Program.
  • A Five-time National Blue Ribbon School Having earned this award on five occasions, Carmel Catholic provides students with the academic rigor, artistic exploration, and spiritual enrichment to prepare graduates for college, and beyond.
  • social Students Are Involved The student experience is enhanced by countless activities both inside and outside the classroom, including fine arts, athletics, fundraisers and social events.
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