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

Wed. Jan. 16th

Varsity Boys Basketball vs. Bloomsburg @ 6:00  pm – Mount Carmel Area High School, 600 W 5th St, Mt Carmel

Thurs. Jan 17th

Varsity Basketball vs Benton @ 6:00 pm, Mount Carmel Area High School, 600 W 5th St, Mt Carmel

Ski Club Trip @ 2:30 pm, Montage Mountain Resorts, 1000 Montage Mountain Rd, Scranton, PA 18507

School Board Meeting @ 8:00 pm

Fri. Jan 18

APL Training #1, Shamokin Area Middle/High School

NMS Honors Band Concert @ 7:00 pm, Danville

Sat. Jan 19

Varsity Wrestling Dual Meet Tournament @ 9:00 am, Berwick High School, 1100 Fowler Ave, Berwick, PA 18603

Varsity Girls Basketball vs. Southern @ 6:00 pm, Southern Columbia High School

Varsity Boys Basketball vs. Southern @ 7:30 pm, Southern Columbia High School

Sun. Jan. 20th

  • Elementary Wrestling vs. Panther Valley @ 1:00 pm, Mount Carmel Area High School, 600 W 5th St, Mt Carmel

Mon. Jan 21st

Junior High Boys Basketball vs. Southern Columbia @ 5:30 pm, Mount Carmel Area Elementary School, 630 W 5th St, Mt Carmel

Martin Luther King Jr. Day – schools closed