About Our District

  • Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (CHCCS) is one of two public school systems in Orange County, NC. CHCCS is located near the flagship campus of the University of North Carolina (UNC) and the world renowned Research Triangle Park (RTP). The district operates three high schools, four middle schools, eleven elementary schools, a school for young people being treated at UNC Hospital and an alternative high school. These schools serve more than 12,000 students.

Our Past

  • Established in 1909, CHCCS has created a legacy of success for students accompanied by the confidence of our community. A video series of our history has been compiled as well as a detailed timeline of events. 

Our Future

  • CHCCS is consistently ranked at or near the top of school districts in North Carolina in many academic measures including test performance, graduation rates and SAT/ACT scores. It is also among the highest in per-pupil funding. The district additionally employs over 250 nationally certified teachers.