Located in central Lycoming County, Montoursville Area School District serves the borough of Montoursville, plus the townships of Fairfield, Upper Fairfield, Eldred, Gamble, Cascade, and Plunketts Creek. The District encompasses approximately 189.8 square miles and serves approximately 13,512 residents.

Montoursville Area School District provides basic educational services to roughly 2,012 pupils in grades k-12. Montoursville Area School District operates two elementary schools, C E Mccall Middle School and Montoursville Area High School. High school students may choose to attend Lycoming County Career and Technical Center for training in the construction and mechanical trades. BLaST Intermediate Unit IU17 provides the District with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, speech and visual disability services and professional development for staff and faculty.

Montoursville Area School District was ranked 1st out of 498 Pennsylvania school districts in 2014. The ranking is based on the last 3 years of student academic achievement as demonstrated by PSSAs results in: reading, writing, math and science and the three Keystone Exams (literature, Algebra 1, Biology I) in high school..