Carmel Catholic High School

Carmel Catholic High School, a five-time National Blue Ribbon School winner, is located on a beautiful 50 acre campus in Mundelein, Illinois – a safe, affluent suburb just a quick trip away from Chicago.

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Mundelein, Illinois (near Chicago)
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Accepting Grades 9-11
August/September, January Intakes
Language Requirement:
TOEFL equivalent 60-80
Cost of Attendance
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Off-Campus Residence and Homestay
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Amerigo Select School
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Amerigo Signature School
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Why Study at Carmel Catholic High School?
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Five-Time National Blue Ribbon School

As a top high school in Chicago, Carmel Catholic has won the coveted National Blue Ribbon School Award five times. Only six schools in the country have earned this award five times.

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Expansive STEM Offerings

Carmel has a wide range of unique STEM Courses, including a Project Lead the Way advanced engineering program, computer science and an astronomy course taught by a NASA ambassador. The school also has the world-championship winning robotics team.

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100+ AP, Honors and Dual Credit Courses

Students have access to a wide range of advanced coursework, with options to earn college credit.

Study in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Carmel Catholic is located in Mundelein, Illinois, just a quick trip away from the heart of Chicago. Chicago North Shore is an affluent area with beautiful nature, local shopping malls and a variety of restaurants. The culture and excitement of Chicago are just over an hour train ride away.

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Chicago has a population of 2.7 million.
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Easy access to two international airports - O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Midway International Airport (MDW).
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Close to top-ranked universities including Northwestern University (#9), University of Chicago (#12) and Loyola University.
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Chicago, Illinois

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The teachers here are incredibly supportive and are always willing to go the extra mile to help you. I’m so happy to be here at Carmel!




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I enjoy getting to know who the students are and what they hope to achieve in life.

Jillyen Phelps


Director of Campus Operations


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Universities Visit Campus Annually for Admissions

$44.4 million

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Business INCubator Lab
In this unique course, students set up their own companies, which they pitch to local investors. If they are successful, students receive capital funds and work with school faculty on securing patents and launching their business.

Project Lead the Way Engineering Program
Students can choose from five robust engineering courses, including Dual Credit courses through the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

R.E.A.C.H. Academic Resource Center
Students can take advantage of the brand new college-style academic resource center, which provides students with expansive university support, free tutoring and academic programming.

See the school brochure here!
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