Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Mount Carmel Area Educational Community to create a safe learning environment that nurtures the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical well-being of each child, promoting college and career readiness.

Vision Statement

The vision of the Mount Carmel Area School District is to continuously promote a school climate that encourages the involvement of students, parents, educators, staff, and community members.

The school community will work cooperatively to nurture lifelong learners who can adapt to an ever-changing global society.

This will be achieved through a continual review of our goals in conjunction with the PA Common Core Standards.

As a result, our achievements will foster an innovative instructional enviornment as we advance towards the demands of the 21st Century.

Shared Values

At Mount Carmel Area School District, we believe the following:

  • That quality education should be available to all students.
  • Students should be adequately prepared for an ever-changing society.
  • In independent thinking and action.
  • In responsible citizenship.
  • In collaborative partnerships.
  • In embracing diversity.
  • In maximizing student potential.
  • In a flexible and progressive education.The Mount Carmel Area School District envisions itself as a school that offers:
  • A comprehensive curricula which integrates the PA Academic Standards and Anchors.
  • Continual upgrading of technological resources for all students.
  • Informed data-driven decisions regarding curriculum, teaching strategies and learning.
  • Instruction by all highly qualified teachers.
  • Professional development that supports academic rigor and best teaching practices.
  • A safe and secure school environment that fosters learning and community.
  • An inclusive setting that is responsive to the needs of diverse student groups.

News and Events

Download 2019-20 Student Handbook

2019-20 Dress Code Updated

Mount Carmel Area School District will accept gently-used dress code clothing during these drop off times and locations.

Birch Street between 2nd and 3rd streets adjacent to the stadium will be closed to parking from 4 to 9 pm on Friday, Sept. 6 for MCA School District use during the varsity football game,  as well as all Red Tornado home football games.

Tues. Oct. 15th

Fall College Fair @ 12:30, High School Gymnasium

Wed. Oct. 16th

PSAT Testing @ 7:50 pm

Varsity Girls Soccer vs. Midd-West @ 7:00 pm, Midd-West High School, 540 E Main St, Middleburg

WKMCTV Cablecast – Varsity Football, MCA vs. S. Williamsport

Thurs. Oct. 17th

Junior High Football vs. Shikellamy @ 5:30 pm, Mount Carmel Area Silver Bowl, 798 Locust Gap Hwy

School Board Meeting @ 8:00 pm

Fri. Oct. 18th

Life Geisinger Trip with football players and cheerleaders @ 12:30 pm

Varsity Football vs. Bloomsburg @ 7:00 pm,
Mount Carmel Area Silver Bowl, 798 Locust Gap Hwy

Sat. Oct. 19th

Junior High Girls Basketball  @ 9:00 am, Line Mountain High School, 187 Line Mountain Rd, Herndon