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: Board of Education Meeting, 12/4
Teacher Workday, Thanksgiving Holiday Nov. 26-28; Lincoln Center Offices Close Early Nov. 26 / Día de trabajo para maestros, Días festivos de Acción de Gracias del 26 al 28 de nov.; Oficinas en Lincoln Center cerrarán temprano el 26 nov. Progress Reports Available in December


Credit by Demonstrated Mastery - Under the state’s new Credit by Demonstrated Mastery (CDM) option, uniquely qualified students may “test out” or bypass a course if they have mastered the content.

2013-14 Expenditure Data - State ABC Transfers that were 5% or higher of our initial program allotment.

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. 

Keeping Students and Staff Healthy - Learn about school and district efforts to keep everyone healthy. We have included tips and links that can also be helpful at home.

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 (2014) - 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

Board of Education Vacancy - Read Full Article

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools congratulates Board member Mia Burroughs on her recent election to the Orange County Board of Commissioners. She has tendered her resignation as a School Board member effective November 30, 2014. To fill the vacant seat, the Board of Education will appoint a member of the community for the remainder of Ms. Burroughs term, which expires in 2015. Community members

Mia Burroughs Elected to Board of County Commissioners - Read Full Article

Congratulations are in order for Board member Mia Burroughs. Mia was successful in her bid for election as an Orange County Commissioner. Her position on the Board will be vacated, and we will soon have information available for all who have interest in being appointed to fulfill the remainder of her term. We are proud of you Mia. You will be missed! Back to CHCCS website

Teachers' Presentation Voted 10 Best - Read Full Article

Five CHCCS Foreign Language in Elementary Schools (FLES) teachers, made two presentations at the annual Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLANC) conference earlier this month.  Their presentations were entitled, Cultural Infusion: Blending culture into your lessons and An Assessment Journey: Tales from 5th grade FLES teachers.  Of the 96 presentations made, their Cultural Infusion 

CHCCS Score Above State and Nation on 2014 SAT - Read Full Article

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools’ SAT scores for seniors were once again well above the state and national averages for 2014. New results released by The College Board show that CHCCS’s combined math and critical reading SAT score for 2014 was 1,183. Nationally, the combined average score on math and critical reading was 1,010, while North Carolina had an average score of 1,006. Including the

Ryan Named CHCCS Principal of the Year - Read Full Article

Darlene Ryan, principal at Glenwood Elementary, was named the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools' Principal of the Year at a surprise announcement this morning at her school. "Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools is very fortunate to have such an outstanding leader working with teachers and students at Glenwood Elementary School," said Superintendent Thomas A. Forcella. Ryan has been the