Today Cathedral-Carmel is a unique and effective combination of two schools established at the birth of Lafayette. Our school campus is home to hundreds of young minds filled with anticipation and an openness to learning! Our students consistently score three grades above level and in the top 20 percent of the nation’s scholars. Cathedral-Carmel was awarded the U.S. Department of Education-National School of Excellence Award in the 2000-2001 school year. Our students are offered an array of opportunities in electives, fine arts, athletics, and religious activities. Enrollment averages 800 students per year and Cathedral-Carmel is considered one of the most important schools in the Diocese of Lafayette.