Mount Carmel School, Chandigarh was founded by Dr. Earnest Charles J. Samuel & Dr. Annie Charles Samuel in April 1987 and has grown since, with its other two branches in Mohali and Zirakpur. The school has many accolades in its credit for its contribution in the field of Education for the last 36 years. Mount Carmel School has been awarded with the 'Certificate of Commitment’ to uphold highest standards of integrity and good governance by the Central Vigilance Commission, Govt. of India. The School has received 'Certificate of Recognition' from Government of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, for declaring itself as a FIT India School. The school has been bestowed with 'Solar School Award' on Akshay Urja Divas 2021, CREST and Chandigarh Administration.

Mount Carmel School has been felicitated with the FAP National Award 2022as the ‘Best School for Innovative Teaching Practices 2022’, ‘Global School Award 2022’ for being the 'Best in Experiential Learning' for transforming young minds through a noteworthy spectrum and efforts, Brainfeed School Excellence Award 2022-23. BLE NRS +++ Top Ranking Certificate has also been conferred upon Mount Carmel School and ranked No-1 in the city by ‘Education Today’ under the category ‘THE BEST CBSE SCHOOL CITY WISE’. Mount Carmelites have always made MCS proud with 100% results in CBSE/AISSE and clearing highly distinguished exams as UPSC by achieving top ranks.

MCS has also being presented with the award for ‘The Best Teaching Practices' by Chandigarh University & Chandigarh Welfare Trust on 13th May, 2023 at Mahatma Gandhi Centre, Chandigarh. The Chief Guest for the day was Shri. Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Punjab. The other Dignitaries present for the same were - Sh. Dhram Pal (IAS), Advisor Chandigarh Administration, Sh. Harsuhinder Pal Singh Brar, (PCS), Director School Education, Chandigarh Administration, Mrs. Bindu Arora, Deputy Education Officer.

Dr. Parveena John Singh, the principal of the School is a dynamic leader who with her illustrious career has constantly converted challenges into opportunities for the school. She has been honoured with The Dynamic Principal Award during FAP National Awards 2022’, ‘The Best Leadership Award 2023, The Most Effective 50 Principal Award & The Outstanding Leadership Award to name a few   for her great accomplishments in the field of Education.

Being a 21st century school, it is alive to the challenge of moulding students to be lifelong learners by developing their skills as academic achievers, progressive thinkers, effective communicators and empowered citizens who think local but act global. The transformation from conventional classrooms to smart classrooms equipped with the latest technology bears testimony to its phenomenal growth and the school's commitment to excellence which resulted in transforming Mount Carmelites into successful professionals holding some distinguished position, touching zenith in their career. Hence, the school strives its best to remain committed to its mission of nurturing students to transform them morally, intellectually, spiritually and socially, equipping them to become self-supporting in an honourable and decent way of life so that they can be progressive citizens.