Our Lady of Mount Carmel School: Educating, empowering since 1954

August 9, 2011

Catholic schools spotlight:
Editor’s note: “Catholic Schools Spotlight” is a series focusing on Archdiocesan schools and their commitment to the mission of the Church — to educate and form the whole person in mind, heart and spirit. Each feature will spotlight a different Archdiocesan school and offer an insight into the school’s community and culture.
Nationally, Catholic high schools have a 99 percent graduation rate and 97 percent of those graduates go on to college. The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston oversees the largest private school system in Texas. More than 18,000 students are educated in the Archdiocese’s 59 Catholic schools, which includes 44 diocesan grade schools, six private elementary schools and nine private high schools.

MISSION STATEMENT: Our Lady of Mount Carmel school forms students in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, while educating and empowering students to be effective witnesses in the Church and in the world.
GENERAL INFORMATION
6703 Whitefriars
Houston, Texas 77087
Phone: 713-643-0676
Fax: 713-649-1835
Principal: Stephanie Couty; e-mail: scouty@olmchou.org
SCHOOL HOURS
7:55 a.m. – 3:10 p.m., Monday - Friday
Early Dismissal: 2 p.m. Wednesdays
OFFICE HOURS
8 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday - Friday

HOUSTON — Our Lady of Mount Carmel School is tucked away in the southeast section of Houston near Hobby Airport. The school serves approximately 100 students, grades pre-kindergarten, K-8. The school’s history began with the opening of the elementary school in 1954 and currently serves a diverse cross-section for many teachers, students and families.

“We have a sense of family, a strong sense of tradition and a hardworking, dedicated faculty,” said Stephanie Couty, Our Lady of Mount Carmel principal. “Our school is a treasure, waiting to be discovered by God’s Children.”

Our Lady of Mount Carmel currently offers an array of classes from religion to mathematics and fine arts. The school also offers accelerated reading programs (1st - 8th grades), advanced math/algebra and annual science and social studies fairs.

For more information about Our Lady of Mount Carmel School visit www.olmchou-org. †