Located on a picturesque 50-acre campus in the beautiful Chicago North Shore in Illinois, Carmel Catholic High School provides students with an academically rigorous boarding environment where they can explore their passions, earn university credit and excel in top-tier facilities. At this private school, students have access to more than 200 Honor, Advanced Placement (AP) and College Prep courses in a wide variety of subjects, ranging from mobile app development to international business. Students can also take part in more than 40 on-campus clubs - including a robotics team ranked #1 in the world - and 48 athletic teams. In addition, the school offers students technologically-advanced labs, a recently built fine and performing arts center, the opportunity to gain hands-on work experience and a unique Business Incubator Program, where students have an authentic entrepreneurship experience. 

Living in Chicago

Enjoy life in the tightly knit, small community—with Chicago’s stunning architecture, picturesque waterfronts, and multitudes of cultural experiences just a quick trip away.

One of the economic and cultural capitals of the United States, Chicago is home to some of America’s leading corporations, renowned arts institutions, and winning sports teams.

Visit the home of the Chicago Cubs, spend a day at a world-class museum, enjoy extraordinary dining, or simply explore one of Chicago’s dozens of historic neighborhoods. There are always reasons to escape to the city.

Local Points of Interest
  • Willis (Sears) Tower
  • Wrigley Field (second oldest baseball park in the U.S.)
  • Art Institute of Chicago Field Museum
  • Museum of Science and Industry
  • Lake Michigan and Chicago lakefront
  • Millennium Park World-class shopping
  • Lincoln Park Zoo
  • Chicago Riverwalk Architecture tours


Athletic Teams
  • Chicago Bears (football)
  • Chicago Blackhawks (hockey)
  • Chicago Bulls (basketball)
  • Chicago Cubs (baseball)
  • Chicago Fire (soccer)
  • Chicago White Sox (baseball)