Parent Notification - Fully Remote Instruction 12-3-2020

Please click Read full story or the headline to view a letter from our Superintendent, Dr. Timothy Gabauer.

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About Us

Mount Pleasant Area Junior High School is a two grade level junior high with approximately 350 students in grades seven through eight. The secondary building was opened in 1965 as a jointure of Mount Pleasant Township Hurst and Mount Pleasant Ramsay High Schools. Located in the beautiful Laurel Highlands, Mount Pleasant Area Junior High School is located approximately 35 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, PA. 


Recent News

Important message from MPA Jr-Sr HS

At the November 2nd school board meeting, the school board approved our school district to move to a full remote, online learning model until January 21, 2021. It is important to note that moving to a fully remote, online learning platform will require a change on how instruction is delivered. Please click above for full details.

OTIS for Educators/Parents

OTIS for educators is your new online training and support platform. Videos on OTIS help parents/guardians learn how to support distance learning by teaching skills like troubleshooting a home wireless connection, Connecting to Google Classroom or Schoology, and much more. We encourage all of our district’s parents to sign up.

Little Caesar Pizza Fundraiser

It’s pizza time! Starting today and for the next 4 weeks, we’re selling Pizza Kits to raise money for Westmoreland County Food Bank (WCFB). To reach our goal and be successful, we need everyone’s help. It’s super easy to join the fun!


Daily attendance for students is required by law. Students attending school while ONLINE (VOLA, Wednesdays, or opposite in-person days) must register attendance with their first period teacher via schoology. Attendance MUST be completed daily or students will be considered UNEXCUSED ABSENT from school on that day. Please send all excuses or attendance related questions to