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, May 7

School Make-Up Days Listed / 

Días para recuperar días de no escuela



Interview Fair for Exceptional Education, Math, and Science Teachers - The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools will host an Interview Fair for teachers in three licensure areas (exceptional education, math, and science) on Saturday, May 2, 2015.

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

Coretta Sharpless - Assistant Principal of the Year - Read Full Article

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools is pleased to announce that Coretta Sharpless has been named the district's Assistant Principal of the Year. Ms. Sharpless has been with the school district since 2003, and is currently the assistant principal at Northside Elementary. Following six years of teaching in Burlington, North Carolina, Sharpless came to CHCCS as a classroom teacher. She also served as

District Announces New Administrators - Read Full Article

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools has hired a new Chief Technology Officer.  Dr. Daniel Curry-Corcoran was approved by the Board of Education at its March 10 meeting. Curry-Corcoran is currently the executive director of technology and accountability for the Newport News Public Schools (NNPS) in Newport News, VA and has spent two years in this position.  Prior to that for NNPS ,

Ephesus Elementary's Kindness Video - Read Full Article

In addition to being National Volunteer Week, it is also Kindness Week (coincidence?). To help remind us of its impact, our friends at Ephesus Elementary, with the help of the Public School Foundation, made this wonderful video tribute to kindness. Enjoy. Back to CHCCS website

CHCCS Announces Teachers of the Year for 2015-16 - Read Full Article

Faculties across the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools district have selected their Teachers of the Year to represent the best in teaching at each school. Elementary teachers who have been elected to the honor are: Mariella Mabe, first grade dual language teacher, Carrboro Elem.; Kim Chamberlin, second grade teacher, Ephesus Elem.; Ghada Ramadan, fifth grade teacher, Estes Hills Elem.;

Christen Campbell Wins State Honor - Read Full Article

Christen Campbell has been named Teacher of the Year for the state of North Carolina by the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF). She was recognized last weekend at a conference in Charlotte. Christen is a dynamic, creative teacher leader who serves on our 6-12 World Language Curriculum Team. Congrats, Christen, on a well-deserved honor!  In addition, Christen and Leigh Mote