Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (CHCCS) is one of two public school systems in Orange County, NC. Our mission is to ensure that all students acquire the knowledge, skills, behaviors, and attitudes to achieve their learning potential.

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Upcoming Events: Visions Art Show, 4/29, 4/30 & 5/1 / Board of Education meeting, 5/1
Last Day of School Changed to June 12 / Último día de escuela cambió al 12 de junio


Summer School 2014 - Information for Elementary, Middle, and High School Summer School.

April 8 Focused Dialogue: Budget -  CHCCS is is holding its second Focused Dialogue on Tuesday, April 8th at Carrboro High in the Cafe Commons at 6:30 p.m.  District leaders will meet with representatives to gather input for the creation of the district's 2014-15 Budget.

Long Range Plan 2013-2018 - We are pleased to introduce our new long-range plan. It will serve as our roadmap to excellence over the next five years. 

Read to Achieve Program - Learn more about North Carolina's program to ensure that every student read at or above grade level by the end of third grade.

Opening of School Report (2013) - The Opening of School Report (OSR) is an annual compilation of information that reflects the inner workings of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools.

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Public School Foundation (PSF) An independent, non-profit organization that is dedicated to mobilizing community support for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools.

Volunteers & Partners Contact this office to volunteer with CHCCS.

Blue Ribbon Mentor Advocates (BRMA) Mentor a student.

PTA Thrift Shop Buy fun things and help support CHCCS.

Community Connection Program Computers and Internet for those in need.

Parent University Learning opportunities for CHCCS parents.

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District News

National Achievers Society Induction - Read Full Article

Carrboro High hosted the Spring 2014 induction ceremony for the National Achievers Society on Friday, April 18. The purpose of the organization is to encourage, recognize and reinforce academic achievement among minority youth. Fifty-two students, representing Carrboro High, Chapel Hill High and East Chapel Hill High, were inducted. Students, parents and counselors were treated to an inspiring

Community Schools Summer Camp and Summer Youth Enrichment Programs - Read Full Article

Register now for the Community Schools Summer Camp and Summer Youth Enrichment programs.    Summer camps are full-day, fun-themed camps for elementary-aged children that run from June 23 - August 1. The Summer Youth Enrichment program is for students of all grades and offers more than 30 different camps that range from art to science to reading to sports.    Click here for more details, and

Finance Office Earns Top Award for Financial Reporting - Read Full Article

The Association of School Business Officials International recently announced that Chapel Hill–Carrboro City Schools has received the Certificate of Excellence award based on the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending 2013.As the only award program specifically designed for school district financial reporting, the Certificate of Excellence represents a significant

Ruth Morgan Wins a 2014 Lara Jane Parker Award for Excellence - Read Full Article

Ruth Morgan, a speech-language pathologist at Ephesus Elementary School, has been selected as a winner of a 2014 Lara Jane Parker Award for Excellence by the board of directors of New Voices Foundation. These awards are given to outstanding individuals, within the public schools of Chatham, Durham, Orange and Wake counties and the Chapel Hill–Carrboro City Schools, who directly serve or advocate

Welcome - Camille House - Read Full Article

At its March 20 meeting, the Board of Education approved the hire of Camille House to fill the role of Gifted/STEM Coordinator. Ms. House brings an array of educational experience dating back to 1989. She spent 15 years as a classroom teacher in Lee County Schools. She then served three years as a lead teacher for academically and intellectually gifted and two years as a beginning teacher