Mount Carmel Area School District
Tornado Alley
Mr. William Brecker President Central Intermediate Unit Representative
Mr. James BrittVice President
Mrs. Donna JamesSecretaryNorthumberland County Career & Technology Center Representative, PSBA Representative 
Mr. Edward ZackTreasurer 
Atty. Edward GrecoSolicitor 
Mr. Jose Gonzalo   
Mrs. Cheryl Latorre  
Mr. Anthony Mazzatesta  
Mr. Robert MuldowneyNorthumberland County Career & Technology Center Representative
Mr. Joseph Zanella 

Mount Carmel Area School District Board Policies


Educational Community

   The Mount Carmel Area School District is located in rural Northumberland County, PA. It serves a community population of approximately 12,000 people, including Mount Carmel Borough, Mount Carmel Township, Kulpmont Borough, and Marion Heights Borough. The district is classified as a poor and rural community. Approximately 56% of the student population is classified as economically disadvantaged. Mount Carmel Area is considered a blue collar community with a high population of senior citizens. Mount Carmel Area Jr. Sr. High School is composed of approximately 700 students and the Mount Carmel Area Elementary School is composed of approximately 850 students.

    The Mount Carmel Area School District is governed by the Mount Carmel Area School District Board of Directors. The Board consists of nine members who are elected for three to four year terms. Terms are staggered so that no more than five members are elected every two years. The attorney for the Board and the Board's external auditor are employed on a part-time basis to meet the legal and auditing responsibilities of the Board. The chief executive officer of the school system is the superintendent who is appointed by the Board.

News and Events

The regular monthly work session of the Board of Education of the Mount Carmel Area School District originally scheduled for Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. has been changed to Monday, March 8, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. in the board room of the Jr/Sr High School.

3-2-21 – March 3rd Update

1-15-21 – MCA Students in need of specific clothing items can apply on the MCA Education Foundation Clothing Project Page

1-5-21 – The Varsity Girls’ Basketball Boosters has a Fan Gear shop open for Red Tornado gear-shirts, sweatshirts, pants, hats, etc.  It is run through the Academy, just follow the link below.   The proceeds go directly back to the players in the form of Summer camp help, senior gifts, end of the year gifts, as well as concession stand set-up etc.   Thank you!


11-30-20Mount Carmel Area Attestation Ensuring Implementation of Mitigation Efforts

9-29-20Keystone Exam Make-ups from Spring