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 Meeting, June 4

Lincoln Center Closing to Public at 3:30 pm, May 29 / Lincoln Center estará cerrado al público a partir de la 3:30 pm, 29 de mayo

School Make-Up Days Listed / Días para recuperar días de no escuela



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.

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.

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

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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

Ten-Point Grading Scale - Read Full Article

The State Board of Education recently voted to adopt a ten-point grading scale for all high school students beginning with the 2015-2016 school year. The ten-point scale will replace the current seven-point grading scale. Additionally, our school district has decided to implement the ten-point grading scale for all middle schools as well. Beginning in the 2015-2016 school year, the

Honor and Remembrance - Read Full Article

Submitted by Robin McMahonFrench Teacher/ Belgian Exchange OrganizerSmith Middle SchoolSeventy-one years ago,  U.S. Navy World War II veteran Ed Chappell beached his Landing Craft Tank (LCT 587) six times on Omaha Beach on D-Day 1944... With her journal tucked in her arm, eighth-grade student LeAnne Ding kneels quietly where Mr. Chappell landed, reflecting on historical events that included

Jones Named 2015-16 Teacher of the Year at Recognition Reception - Read Full Article

Michael Jones of Culbreth Middle, was named the District Teacher of the Year at the Annual Recognition Reception on May 15 at Carrboro High. Jones is a choral music teacher with 21 years of teaching experience.  He holds a bachelor of science degree in public school music from Norfolk State University.  Jones received a $1,000 check from the Bank of North Carolina, as well as gifts from area

Second Annual All-High School Fiction and Poetry Contest - Read Full Article

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools’ high school creative writing students recently took part in the district’s second annual All-High School Fiction and Poetry Contest Reading and Award Ceremony. Fiction Finalists were judged by local fiction writer, and Director of the Creative Writing Program at UNC, Daniel Wallace. Poetry Finalists were judged by local poet, and UNC creative writing professor,

Opportunities Offered Through Community Schools Department - Read Full Article

The CHCCS Community Schools Department offers several programs for district students throughout the year. Right now, they are registering students for the Summer Camps and Summer Youth Enrichment (SYE) and After-School. The Summer Camp is open to rising 1st through 6th graders.  There are six weeks of camp and each week has a different theme, including Fitness, Fun and Fashion, Cruising