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

Thurs. Jul. 19, School Board Meeting @ 8:00 – 9:00 PM

Mon. through Fri. Jul. 23-27, Band Camp #2, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM in the HS Band Room

Sun. Jul. 22, Think Big 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm.  Scroll down to section below for more information.

Tues. Jul. 24, PTA Meeting @ 6:30 – 7:30 PM in the Elementary School Library

Mon. and Tues. Jul. 30 – 31, Track Camp @ 9:00 – 11:00 AM at the Mount Carmel Area Silver Bowl