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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. Mar. 21st

Fifth Grade Career Readiness Vo-Tech Visit @ 8:50 am – 11:00 am, Northumberland County Career & Technology Center, 1700 W Montgomery St, Coal Township.

School Board Meeting @ 8 pm – District Board room.

MCA Education Foundation Meeting following the school board meeting in the District Board room.

Sat. Mar. 23rd

Baseball Coaches Advisor Guest Speaker Don Mitchell @ 6:00 pm, HS Auditorium.

Sun. Mar. 24th

Mother Pauline Magic Show @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
HS Auditorium.

Mon. Mar. 25th

Varsity Softball- OLOL, Millville Scrimmage @ 4:30 pm, Mount Carmel Area High School, 600 W 5th St, Mt Carmel.

Tues. Mar 26th

Wellness Committee Meeting @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am, walking mtg.

PTA Meeting @ 5:30 pm
Elementary School Library.

Wed. March 27th

High School/Elementary School  L/S & A/S To Mount Carmel Nursing Home @ 9:15 am – 10:25 am.

Junior Varsity Baseball @Panther Valley, @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Panther Valley High School, 912 Coal Region Way, Lansford.

Varsity Softball, Our Lady Of Lourdes, @Panther Valley, @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Panther Valley High School, 912 Coal Region Way, Lansford.

Thurs. March 28th

Shark Tank Business Competition, @ 7:30 am – 1:00 pm, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, 400 E 2nd St, Bloomsburg.

Last Day of the Third Marking Period.