• The Office of Student Enrollment and Assignment is closed. We are hoping to reopen in early June.

    • If you would like to enroll your child for the upcoming school year, including the Dual Language and STEAM² magnet lotteries, please fill out the 2020-21 online pre-registration form. You may complete the enrollment process when we re-open.

    • Students who have moved within the district will remain enrolled at their previous schools during at-home learning in order to stay connected to their previous teachers and remote learning opportunities.
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  • Magnet Lottery Update:

    We are accepting scans or copies of the required documents for rising K-5 students participating in the magnet lottery only. (We will have a separate process for all other new students after the lottery is completed.)

    If your child is seated in the lottery, you will have 10 business days to present the original documents to Lincoln Center. If the documents are not received by that date, your child's seat will given to the next student on the list. If your child is not seated in the lottery, you must bring the original documents to Lincoln Center before your child will be permitted to attend his or her base school.

    • Send electronic copies, photos, or scans of your documents (child's birth certificate or passport, parent photo ID, and proof of residence) to registration@chccs.k12.nc.us by 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 29. We will send a confirmation within 2 business days.

    • We prefer that you send your documents by email. If you need to mail them, they must be received by Student Enrollment before 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 29. Our mailing address is Student Enrollment, Lincoln Center, 750 S. Merritt Mill Road, Chapel Hill, NC  27516. We will send a confirmation via mail. Please do not send originals through the mail.
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Pre-Registration Online

  • CHCCS uses an online pre-registration system. Computers and assistance are available at Lincoln Center if you would like to pre-register in person.

    When you finish the pre-registration, please come to Lincoln Center with the required documentation to complete the process.

    How to enroll in the Dual Language and STEAM² magnet lotteries

    As part of the online pre-registration for 2020-21, you will be asked if you would like to enroll your rising Kindergarten student in one of the district magnet programs. If you answer, "Yes," you will have the option to select the program/s of your choice.

    When the enrollment is complete (all required documents received at Lincoln Center) your child will be placed in the school assigned to his/her address. If your child is seated in the lottery, you will receive an email with instructions for accepting or declining placement.

    More program information is available on the Dual Language and STEAM² (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math, & Mandarin) program pages.

    Elementary Magnet Deadline is now May 29

    If you are interested in enrolling your rising Kindergarten student in one of the district magnet programs (Dual Language, STEAM²), your child's registration must be complete by 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 29.

    We are accepting scans or copies of the required documents for rising K-5 students participating in the magnet lottery only. (We will have a separate process for all other new students after the lottery is completed.)

    If your child is seated in the lottery, you will have 10 business days to present the original documents to Lincoln Center. If the documents are not received by that date, your child's seat will given to the next student on the list. If your child is not seated in the lottery, you must bring the original documents to Lincoln Center before your child will be permitted to attend his or her base school.

    • Send electronic copies, photos, or scans of your documents (child's birth certificate or passport, parent photo ID, and proof of residence) to registration@chccs.k12.nc.us by 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 29. We will send a confirmation within 2 business days.

    • We prefer that you send your documents by email. If you need to mail them, they must be received by Student Enrollment before 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 29. Our mailing address is Student Enrollment, Lincoln Center, 750 S. Merritt Mill Road, Chapel Hill, NC  27516. We will send a confirmation via mail. Please do not send originals through the mail.

Smith Middle Closed to New Students

  • Due to extreme overcrowding, Smith Middle School is closed to new students for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 school years

    New students will be reassigned to overflow schools based on their addresses. Transportation is provided. Students reassigned in 2019-20 will continue their assignments; transportation is provided.

    The Board of Education voted to close Smith Middle to students enrolled after July 18, 2019. New students enrolled after July 18, 2019 will be reassigned to other schools as outlined in Option #6 on the agenda abstract.

    No neighborhoods with current Smith students will be reassigned. The new development at Carraway Village, which had no Smith students on July 18, was reassigned to Estes Hills Elementary, Phillips Middle, and East Chapel Hill High.

    Voluntary transfers out of Smith to McDougle are available.