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, 9/16
Open House Dates: Elementary, 9/9; Middle, 9/15; High 9/17 & 9/22 / Horario de los eventos Casa Abierta Delayed Opening, 9/18 / Fechas para apertura demorada de las escuelas, 18 de septiembre


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

New Assessment: Performance Series - Read Full Article

In an effort to keep our community up-to-date on student achievement measures used by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, we want to introduce an exciting new assessment for students in grades 3-8, as well as high school Math 1. It is called "Performance Series", and you can learn more about it here. Never hesitate to call on us to answer any questions. Back to CHCCS website

Sheldon Lanier - Director of Equity Leadership - Read Full Article

Sheldon Lanier Please join us in extending a warm CHCCS welcome to Mr. Sheldon Lanier. Sheldon is the district's new Director of Equity Leadership. He comes to us from the Wake County Public School System, where he most recently served as an assistant principal at Leesville Road Middle School. Prior to that, Sheldon was a principal intern at Brassfield Road Elementary School and also a math

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