Carmel is one of central Indiana’s best known Cities.  It is the 8th largest city and lies due north of Indianapolis almost 10 miles in Hamilton County.  CNN Money Magazine named Carmel on its Best Places to Live list in 2012.  Carmel schools are rated next to none.
Carmel’s Arts and Design District  has been a huge success with its specialty shops, restaurants, art galleries and interior design studioes.  Carmel’s newly constructed City Center is home to the Palladium which is Carmel’s Center for the Performing Arts and draws big-name entertainers and is a world-class alternative to downtown Indianapolis concert venues.
The Carmel-clay schools are known throughout the U.S. for its high academic achievements and its sports teams and extracurricular activities.  Although Carmel is home to a variety of private and parochial schools, all of Carmel’s 15 schools received an “A” or “Exemplary Progress” rating from the state of Indiana in 2011-2012.
Carmel is also an economic leader in Indiana and boasts the state’s second-largest concentration of office workers and an unemployment rate nearly half the national average.