Visit Mount Carmel Academy

Is Mount Carmel the right school for you? The best way to find out is to explore our campus, meet our students and faculty, and experience life at MCA for yourself. We have several ways for you to get to know us.

Ways to Explore

Spend the Day

Spend the day as a Mount Carmel student! A student host will take you through her day, where you will attend her classes, independent study, lunch, and everything else that happens on a typical school day. It’s a great way to meet students and teachers and experience student life first-hand.

2019-2020 “Spend the Day” Dates

Fall 2019: September 3 – November 12 
Spring 2020: March 9, 13, 16, 20, 30 and April 3, 6, 17, 20, 24

Fifth, sixth and seventh grade girls are welcome to spend the day on the dates listed above. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Admissions Office, 504.288.7630 or

Things to know about your “Spend the Day”

  • Please arrive at 7:30 a.m.
  • Wear your current school uniform
  • Bring a book to read during our school-wide reading time, McCARE.
  • Lunch is on us! You won’t need to pack anything.
  • Pick up for visiting students is at 3:15 p.m. in the horseshoe on Robert E. Lee at 3:15 p.m. from the carpool line.

We look forward to your visit!

Register to Spend the Day

Open House

Our next Open House is October 10, 2019, from 3-7 p.m. Enjoy an energetic and exciting tour of our campus, meet our students and faculty, learn about our academic programs and extracurricular offerings, and experience the joy of being a Cub!

RSVP for Open House

Private Tours

Please email the Director of Admissions at to schedule your private tour. The Director of Admissions will walk you and your family through our campus discussing academic programs, extracurricular offerings, athletic teams, spirituality, and more. She will also be happy to answer any questions you may have along the way as well as discuss the application process.

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Social Media

Follow MCA on social media and see what's happening on campus, find out about upcoming events, and more!

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Please contact our Admissions Office, 504.288.7630 or, with any questions. We look forward to meeting you!