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, 11/6 Report Cards Sent Home, Parent-Teacher Conferences Scheduled / Entrega de los informes de calificaciones y programación de las conferencias de padres y maestros
Teacher Workday, 11/4 / Día de trabajo para maestros, 4 de noviembre


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

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

Nyree Sullivan to Lead Title I - Read Full Article

Nyree Sullivan will be transitioning into a new position. She currently serves as the Elementary English Language Arts Coordinator K-6 and will be assuming a new role as the district's new Director of Title I. Nyree has been a valuable asset to the district's English Language Arts program and to the Instructional Services Division (ISD). Her hard work is greatly appreciated, and we look

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