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, 1/15/15
Winter Break Dec. 22-Jan.2 / Vacaciones de Invierno 22 de dic. al 2 ero de enero


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

Saussy Sworn In As New Board Member - Read Full Article

David Saussy was sworn in as the newest member of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education on Thursday, December 18. He was appointed by the Board at the December 4 meeting. David's family was able to join him for this historic event. Chief District Court Judge Joseph Buckner presided. Back to CHCCS website

CHCCS Dedicates Culbreth MS Science Wing - Read Full Article

On Thursday, December 11, 2014, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools cut the ribbon on its newest building - the Science Building at Culbreth Middle School. The new wing, whose groundbreaking was December 19, 2013, adds an additional 14,700 square feet on to the school.  Every student will be able to use its six classrooms/labs, three science preparation rooms, and a large, light-filled

Four New Administrators - Read Full Article

Please join us in welcoming four new administrators to our team.  John Brown, Jr., Assistant Principal, Chapel Hill High SchoolMr. John Brown, Jr. comes to the CHCCS district with an undergraduate degree from NC A&T State University in physics. He continued his education at UNC-Greensboro receiving his Masters in School Administration. Currently, Mr. Brown is in the process of finishing his

CHCCS Teachers Earn National Board Certification - Read Full Article

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools has 28 teachers from 12 district schools achieve their National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) certification in their fields during the 2014-15 certification cycle.  The recipients were announced last week. The teachers and their certifications are:  Jennifer Ballew, Social Studies-History, Adolescence and Young Adulthood, Chapel Hill HS;

David Saussy Selected as New CHCCS Board of Education Member - Read Full Article

On December 4, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education selected its next Board Member.  The Board selected David Saussy to fill the time remaining on Mia Burrough's seat. Saussy is a research scientist for GlaxoSmithKline and has lived in the Triangle for more than 22 years, with almost 10 of those being in Chapel Hill.  Saussy's wife, Casey, grew up in Chapel Hill.  They