Top Ten Reasons To Choose Mt. Carmel School

In addition to Mt. Carmel School being one of the most affordable boarding schools in the nation, our tuition assistance programs seek to ensure that all students have the opportunity to experience a Christian education.

Students are provided the opportunity to develop excellent study habits. Each weekday students are expected to attend an evening study hall.

All dorm students at Mt. Carmel School take part in the school’s work program. The various jobs include landscaping, cooking, dishes, janitorial work, carpentry, trash detail, and a variety of other things. This program enables us to keep student tuition at a low price.

Mt. Carmel School offers a college-preparatory program that qualifies students to attend the college or university of their choice. Recent graduates have been accepted at numerous schools including Asbury University, Calvin College, Purdue University, the University of Michigan, the University of Kentucky, and others. We want to assist our students in reaching their God-given potential in all areas of life.

Spiritual life is nurtured through Bible classes, chapels, prayer meetings, Sunday school, Sunday worship services, and voluntary discipleship groups. Students are provided the opportunity to hear many outstanding speakers, preachers, and missionaries.

In recent years, Mt. Carmel School has had students from South Korea, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, Honduras, Japan, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, and Rwanda.

Students can participate in special projects like Operation Christmas Child, caroling and giving cookies to the retired workers, and writing letters to soldiers in Afghanistan. Students perform cantatas every Christmas and Easter. They can also travel in vocal ensemble and drama team.

Former students often talk about the friendships begun while attending Mt. Carmel School that remain strong today. As a boarding school, Mt. Carmel creates a bond that is like family.

The faculty at Mt. Carmel School are dedicated to serving Christ in and outside of the classroom. They are readily available and equipped to give both spiritual and academic guidance. These experienced teachers are all college graduates with either a Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate degree.

Mt. Carmel School is accredited by both the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).  Mt. Carmel School is also recognized as an official non-public school by the Kentucky Department of Education.  Our diploma is recognized by all major colleges and universities within the United States.

MT. CARMEL SCHOOL is a Christian K-12 school in Eastern Kentucky. We are a combination day school and boarding school. Our typical student enrollment for grades 7-12 is approximately fifty-five students.

We are authorized by the government to enroll international students on an F-1 student VISA. Our students come from Eastern Kentucky, other states within the United States, and around the world. Currently, we have students enrolled from South Korea, Rwanda, Ethiopia, and Papua New Guinea.

Mt. Carmel School offers a college-preparatory curriculum and approximately 80% of our graduates attend college. We are accredited through the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). We are recognized by the State of Kentucky as a certified Non-Public School. Our diploma is recognized by all major colleges and universities within the United States. In recent years we have had graduates admitted to Calvin College, the University of Kentucky, Purdue University, Michigan State University, Asbury College, and others.

Mt. Carmel School provides a college-preparatory curriculum in a nurturing Christian environment. Our students benefit from a low student-teacher ratio as well as interacting with faculty and staff outside of normal school hours in a boarding setting. We emphasize a Christian worldview and the development of moral character.

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