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, 9/4 First Day of School, Grades 1-12 on 8/25; PreK on 9/2 PowerSchool Access Currently Down for Parents and Students / PowerSchool no está disponible en este momento para padres de familia y estudiantes


Mandarin Language Options - Program options to be presented and discussed at the June 5, 2014 Board of Education meeting.

Summer School 2014 - Information for Elementary, Middle, and High School Summer School.

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

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.

Crystal Epps to Lead Scroggs Elementary - Read Full Article

Crystal Epps Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools is pleased to announce Crystal Epps as the new principal of Scroggs Elementary. Ms. Epps has served as an assistant principal in our school district at Frank Porter Graham Elementary and Rashkis Elementary. Prior to that she was a classroom teacher at Ephesus Elementary and Morris Grove Elementary. She also taught at Efland Cheeks Elementary in

Northside Elementary - NC's First LEED Platinum Elementary School - Read Full Article

Northside Elementary School in Chapel Hill, NC has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEEDTM) Platinum certification with the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). The three-story, 100,000-square-foot school opened in fall of 2013 and represents the first LEED Platinum elementary school in North Carolina.  Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools partnered with Moseley

New Principal for Phillips Middle School - Read Full Article

Rydell Harrison Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools has hired a new principal for Phillips Middle School. Rydell Harrison joins the district from Guilford County Schools, where he is currently the principal at Hairston Middle School in Greensboro. Harrison started out as a music teacher in New Jersey, and has 17 years in education. He has also served as a middle school assistant

2013-14 SNAColades - Read Full Article

The Special Needs Advisory Council (SNAC) created SNAColades to honor CHCCS staff who, through their hard work and creativity, make our children's school experience more meaningful.  The following have been selected for this recognition based on the testimonials of the Exceptional Children community. Below each name is a quote from an appreciative parent.SNAColade Recipients 2013-14Tania Treml,