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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

Class of 79 Reunion Information

Mon. May 20th

Senior High Chorus Concert @ 7 pm HS Auditorium

Keystone Exams Biology

Tues. May 21st

North Schuylkill Spartan Games @ 9:00 am
North Schuylkill Junior Senior High School, 15 Academy Ln, Ashland

Keystone Exams Biology

Wed. May 22nd

AP Exam – European History @ 8:00 am

AP Exam – Chemistry @12:00 pm

A Novel Idea (Reading Club) Trip @ 7:45 am – 3:30 pm, Jim Thorpe

Cheer Practice-High School Gym, 6:00 pm, Mount Carmel Area High School

Kindergarten Graduation @ 6:30 pm
HS Auditorium

Thurs. May 23rd

AP Exam -Biology

Senior Final Exams

Keystone Exams Test Window

Fri. May 24th

Track State Meet @ 8:00 am @ Shippensburg University, 1871 Old Main Dr, Shippensburg

AP Exam -English Literature

AP Exam -Calculus


Keystone Exams Test Window

Sat. May 25th

Track State Meet @ 10:00 am @ Shippensburg University, 1871 Old Main Dr, Shippensburg

Mon. May 27th 

Memorial Day – Schools Closed