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

Immunization Law Changes for 2017-18 School Year

Summer Reading Requirements – All students are required to read one book and an assignment over the summer. Parents are encouraged to help students make an age-appropriate selection. See the ad on the school’s main page for more information.

Grade 7-11 report cards can be picked up beginning Tuesday, June 13, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Principal’s Office.

2017 MCA Kaupas Camp Daily Guest Pass

Download the Mount Carmel Area 2017 Summer Food Bus Schedule

Letter from the Mount Carmel Area Administration regarding Parental Social Media Awareness

Summer Food Program

Tornado Times Summer 2017 Edition – Download your copy.

Important notice for employees regarding your medical prescription plan

Interested in being a substitute teacher? Please check out the Guest Teacher Program at CSIU 16

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