Our Lady of Mount Carmel School is a Catholic PreSchool-8th grade elementary school in the Archdiocese of San Francisco, and has been serving Redwood City since 1885.
50% of our credentialed faculty hold advanced degrees. Our faculty includes Resource and Enrichment teachers; instructional aides in grades TK-5, Physical Education, Art, Social & Emotional, and Library for grades TK-8, Music and Spanish instructors for grades PreSchool-8, after-school Sports for grades 4-8, and Extended Care for grades PreSchool-8.
Low Student to Teacher Ratio
Our PreSchool, 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 currently 12 students per instructor.
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.