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.

New Bus Schedules Posted

Season tickets for the upcoming 2019 MCA Red Tornado Football home games will be on sale on these dates in the Mount Carmel Area Athletic Office, which is located in room 108 of the High School

Wed. Aug. 21st

First day of school for students

WKMCTV Broadcast on Service Electric 13 TBA

Thurs. Aug. 22nd

Big Red Band Practice – Silverbowl @ 6 pm

Uptown Rally @ 8 pm

Fri. Aug. 23rd

Varsity Football vs. Central Columbia @ 7:00 pm
Central Columbia High School, 4777 Old Berwick Rd, Bloomsburg

Sun. Aug. 25th

Junior Red Tornado Football at Lehighton – 3:00 pm

Mon. Aug. 26th

Varsity Girls Soccer vs. Line Mtn. @ 4:30 pm,
Mount Carmel Area High School, 600 W 5th St, Mt Carmel

Junior High Football vs. Hazelton @ 6:00 pm,
MCA Silverbowl, 2649 Locust Gap Highway, Mount Carmel

Junior Varsity Football vs. Central Columbia @ 6:00 pm, Central Columbia High School, 4777 Old Berwick Rd, Bloomsburg