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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Central Office Hours for Spring Break (3/30-4/3)
M-W: 7:30AM-5PM, Thurs. 7:30AM-2PM, Fri. closed

Upcoming Events: Board Meeting, April 9

School Make-Up Days Listed / 

Días para recuperar días de no escuela

Schools in Session on  March 27 - No Teacher Workday / 27 de marzo - Escuelas estarán abiertas y en sesión - No habrá día de trabajo para maestros



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

First Ever "SHINE" Awards at Smith Middle School - Read Full Article

The First Smith Middle School "SHINE" Awards!Two weeks ago, when we announced the last call for Teacher of the Year voting, one sixth-grade student came to the office wondering where he could cast his ballot. When we told him that only other staff could vote he was disappointed and asked "Who knows better than the kids who the best teachers are?"   It was a fair question. So Assistant

High School Students Selected for 2015 Governor's School - Read Full Article

CHCCS had 25 students selected to attend NC Governor's School this summer. Students selected from Carrboro High and their subjects are:  Sofia Calvo, Social Science; and Gianna Rini, Choral Music (Soprano II). Students selected from Chapel Hill High and their subjects are:  Lucie Arricastres, French; Grace Baldauf, French; May Burgard, Choral Music (Soprano II); Aden Fischer-Brown, Choral

Congratulations Michael Holman - Read Full Article

Please join us in congratulating East Chapel Hill High's Michael Holman - he was recently named North Carolina's Family and Consumer Science Teacher of the Year.  Holman came to CHCCS in 2011 after four years in Granville County Schools. He earned his Bachelor's degree from Fairmont State University. "His dedication to students and to the Family and Consumer Science profession truly makes him

State Swimming/Diving Champs! - Read Full Article

Congratulations to the Carrboro High and Chapel Hill High Men's Swimming/Diving teams for winning North Carolina High School Athletic Association championships. Carrboro High won the 1A/2A championship, while Chapel Hill High repeated as the 3A champs. Members of the Carrboro High Men's Swimming/Diving team celebrate their state championship.  Back to CHCCS website

CHCCS Celebrates School Social Workers - Read Full Article

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools is pleased to honor our school social workers during this National School Social Workers Week (March 1-7).School social workers play an important role in the education of the whole child, and our district could not properly function without their diligent commitment to student success. School social workers work to eliminate unnecessary barriers, and to establish