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Mount Carmel Academy

Historic picture of Mount Carmel AcademyMount Carmel School was originally opened in 1900 at 2021 Clinton Ave. as a school for boys and girls which was the Lydon home. The school was run by the Sisters of Charity the Incarnate Word. In 1913 the cornerstone was laid where the school is currently located at 2006 North Houston. The school operated independently from the parish, but maintained a close relationship with the church. It schooled children from elementary to high school until 1958. That was also the last year that sisters resided at the school led by Sister Kary Edward, Superior, Sister M. Kiaran, Assistant, Sisters Aloysia Henry (music teacher), Gregoria Treas and John Bernard. On May 31, 1958 the school closed under the name of Mount Carmel Academy.
 

All Saints Academy

All Saints Academy was dedicated at 2115 BelleAve. in the Rosen Heights area on the north side of Fort Worth, on December 10, 1905. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. M. A. Mckeough, Rev. R.M. Nolan of Gainsville, and Rev. J.P. Lynch of Dallas. The structure was a two and a half story brick structure measuring 54x50 feet at a cost of about $12,000.00. The school was run under the direction of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Mother Superior Adolf and 4 sisters. In 1925, All Saints Academy closed to merge with a neighboring school known as Mount Carmel Academy located on 2006 North Houston Street. In 1957, All Saints Parish was merged with the San Jose Parish and the San Jose School eventually closed as part of that merger. In 1958, the Sisters of the Incarnate Word sold the school to the All Saints Parish and the new school name became All Saints Parochial School also known as All Saints Catholic School.