Carmel School is a Christian School established and administered by the Apostolic Carmel Educational Society of West Bengal in the Roman Catholic Church. The school is under the religious jurisdiction of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Asansol. The medium of instruction is English, with Hindi/Bengali as second and third languages.
The school was established in 1964 and recognised by the education department of the government of West Bengal in 1975. The school prepares students for the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) Examination conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi. it is recognised by the Universities throughout India. This examination ensures a general education without premature specialisation and all candidates are required to appear for all the subjects.
In conformity with the objective of the School to provide emphasis on "moral and spiritual values," a course of moral and religious instructions is an essential part of the curriculum. Socially Useful Productive Work (SUPW) and Work Experience is stressed upon and assessed by the School Authorities, as directed by the Council at Delhi. Work Experience includes services like literacy and remedial classes (each one teach one), cleanliness of the school campus, and more. This is to enable the child to realise the value and dignity of labour.