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, 10/2 Progress Reports Available in September and October 
NNAT Exam for Grade 3, 10/8


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

McDougle MS Wins National Healthy Schools Award - Read Full Article

McDougle Middle School was one of 25 schools in North Carolina recognized with a 2014 National Healthy Schools Award, earning a Bronze Award.  Schools won the award for transforming their environments into healthier places.  Across the nation, 250 schools were recognized at the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's 2014 Leaders Summit in Washington, DC on September 13. To earn the National

CHCCS College Fair Scheduled for Sept. 23 - Read Full Article

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and Orange County Schools are hosting a joint college fair on Tuesday, September 23, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Dean Smith Center on the campus of UNC. More than 100 colleges, universities, community colleges and technical schools will be represented at the event.  To see a complete listing, click here. The event is free, and while it is geared towards

New Assessment: Performance Series - Read Full Article

In an effort to keep our community up-to-date on student achievement measures used by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, we want to introduce an exciting new assessment for students in grades 3-8, as well as high school Math 1. It is called "Performance Series", and you can learn more about it here. Never hesitate to call on us to answer any questions. Back to CHCCS website

Sheldon Lanier - Director of Equity Leadership - Read Full Article

Sheldon Lanier Please join us in extending a warm CHCCS welcome to Mr. Sheldon Lanier. Sheldon is the district's new Director of Equity Leadership. He comes to us from the Wake County Public School System, where he most recently served as an assistant principal at Leesville Road Middle School. Prior to that, Sheldon was a principal intern at Brassfield Road Elementary School and also a math

Board to Meet in Closed Session - August 18 - Read Full Article

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education will meet in a special closed session on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 1 p.m. to discuss personnel matters.