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

Tues. Sept. 18 – Cross Country – Wmsport & Danville – Weiser State Forest 4:15 PM

OLOL Varsity Boys Soccer @Schuylkill Haven 5:00 PM – Schuylkill Haven High School, 501 E Main St, Schuylkill Haven 

OLOL Volleyball @ Blue Mountain @ 7:00 PM – Blue Mountain High School, 1076 W Market St, Schuylkill Haven

Wed. Sept. 19 – OLOL Golf @ Lehighton – 2:00 PM

Varsity Girls Soccer  – Loyalsock – 4:30 PM

Big Red Band Practice – 6:00 PM

Thurs. Sept. 20 – OLOL Golf – Jim Thorpe @ 2:00 PM – Indian Hills Golf Club, 1167 Old Reading Rd., Paxinos

    • Varsity Girls Soccer – Southern Columbia @ 4:30 PM
    • Junior High Football – Jersey Shore @ 5:00 PM
    • OLOL Varsity Boys Soccer – Nativity BVM @ 5:00 PM

Fri. Sept. 21 

Pep Rally – High School @ 1:50 PM

Varsity Football – North Schuylkill @ 7:00 PM

Elementary School – Book Fair @ 8:00 AM

Homecoming – Halftime at the Varisty Football game