Carmel Academy is fully accredited by the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools and is recognized by CAIS as a school of excellence and educational distinction.
Carmel has been commended for:
  • Creating a joyful school filled with happy and productive students living out the Carmel Academy mission. 
  • Providing a comprehensive program of intellectual, aesthetic, and physical activities for all students.  
  • Actively considering individual students and developing plans, policies, programs, and pedagogy to nurture, support, and encourage all students to reach their potential and to participate in the life of the school. 
  • The excellent manner in which Judaic Studies and Hebrew personnel have mapped an ambitious sequential curriculum.
  • Assembling and supporting a well-trained and qualified faculty to carry out the mission of the school. 
  • Building a faculty that epitomizes and implements its mission: “Our faculty models it…our students live it.” Teachers are dedicated to the expressed value of “stretch[ing] each child’s intellect and creativity” in a dual curriculum environment. 
  • Strengthening students’ Jewish identity through numerous opportunities to live Jewish values through Chesed and Tzedakah (acts of kindness and charity). 
  • The commitment to planning and implementing integrated curriculum that spans both Judaic and General Studies curricula.

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  • Carmel Academy is a private school for children of all Jewish affiliations, serving children from transitional kindergarten through 8th grade.

Carmel Academy is a recipient of UJA Greenwich, the United Jewish Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien, Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County and The UJA Federation on New York.