MCHS Office Summer Hours
Jun 13-Aug 4 8am-12pm 
(Closed: Every Fri, Holidays Jun 19 & Jul 4)
Reg Office Hours Resume Aug 7 7:45am-4:15pm M-F
Library Hours
Jun 13-29 8am-12pm M-TH - Closed Every Fri
(hrs may vary)
Starting Aug 16 M-Th 7:45am-4:45pm; Fri 7:45-4pm


  •   Work Permits

    Work Permit Application.   For additional information and summer hours for processing work permits at the Poway Adult School location, click HERE!  All students under the age of 18 years old need a work permit in order to begin working.

  •   Attendance - Leaving Campus/Absence

    Attendance Hotline 858-484-8512 - To request off campus pass / Report absence and all other attendance reporting
    Off Campus Pass/Early Release - Students, if you will be leaving campus during the school day, please stop by the Attendance Office between periods or at break to pick up your pass that will dismiss you from class at your departure time.  You MUST check out through the Attendance Office again to pick up your off campus pass before leaving campus.  Parent/Guardian will need to call 3 hours prior to departure time.  If less than 3 hours, parent/guardian will need to go to the Attendance Office and show ID to check student out.
    All Other Attendance Reporting  - Option 2 - Parent/Guardian will report absences and all other attendance related information using option 2.  All absences need to be cleared within 48 hours or the student's absence will be considered as truant.

  •   Parking Lot Stickers

    If you plan to park in the parking lot, students and staff must have a valid parking sticker on your car.  Parking pass applications will open after school begins.  Cars parked in the parking lot without a valid 2023-2024 parking sticker will be at risk for being ticketed once the application period begins late August 2023.
    Parking Pass Information

    Student parking = white stripes, Staff parking = yellow, Visitor parking = yellow "visitor" spots

  •   School Policy Reminders

    Reminder - No food and/or drink deliveries are allowed during school hours, this includes during passing period and tutorials.  No exceptions!!
    In addition, the front desk does not accept items to be delivered or picked up by students, such as lunches, beverages, phones, money, birthday balloons/flowers/gifts, class projects, homework, clothing, food and drink deliveries, etc.  Thank you for your understanding.

  •   School Picture Ordering with Lifetouch

    Please visit to view and order school pictures using your student's school ID or the portrait ID number your student received on their Lifetouch envelope during registration.  

  •   COVID-19 Process and Procedures

    Reporting Positive COVID Results - Report positive COVID test results using this MCHS Positive COVID-19 Submission Form.  Using the form is the most efficient way for us to get all of the information and to improve our processes in the office.  Although, you may email or call (858) 484-1180 x3173 to report positive COVID cases as well.

    Reporting Negative COVID Results - When returning to school after being COVID positive and are returning to school on Day 6 or later, or if you reported symptoms to the Attendance, but have a negative test, you will need to submit the attestation of a negative COVID test and documentation using this MCHS COVID-19 Negative Test Result Form.  Upon your return, please visit the Attendance Office prior to attending your first class.

  •   Technology Information and Resources

    Technology Information and Resources - This link provides information relating to the following:
    * Chromebooks                                             * MyPlan
    * Technology Support                                  * Student Tech Support
    * Canvas                                                         * Parent Tech Support / Parent Academy

  • Displaying results 1-7 (of 11)
     1 - 2 

    View ALL Announcements

    Hall of Fame
    CA Distinguished School


    No place for hate

    Mt. Carmel believes students have succeeded when they have developed an array of choices for their path after graduation.


    MCHS Performing Arts
    Donate to MCHS
    My School Bucks Yearbook  
    Peachjar Flyers  Secretary of State - Register to Vote  Safety Tipline 844-PUSD-TIP (844-787-3847)  
    It is the goal of the Poway Unified School District that this website is accessible to all users. You can view our accessibility statement here.  Please contact our Web Administrator for any accessibility issues at

    The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact: Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, James Jimenez, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128, 1-858-521-2800, extension 2121, For students, you may contact Title IX Coordinator/ 504 Coordinator Jamie Dayhoff, Director of Attendance and Discipline, Poway Unified School District, 1-858-521-2840,

     View Annual Notification of Parents’/Students’ Rights English  | Spanish | Professional Standards  | Annual Notification of Employees’ Rights

    Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406