Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools is one of two public schools systems in Orange County. The system is run by the CHCCS Board of Education, which is comprised of seven elected officials who hold four-year terms. Under the board is the superintendent. The current superintendent is Tom Forcella.

The district includes 11 elementary schools, four middle schools, four high schools, a middle college with Durham Technical Community College and a school for children at UNC Hospitals. These schools serve more than 12,000 students across Orange County.

Learn more about the district's Board of Education here

Browse board meeting agendas and videos here

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Mold found on high school library books

Chapel Hill High School’s library books are moldy, but not because students aren’t reading them. The school found mold in some of its books after this summer’s heavy flooding, according to a statement from Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. School staff discovered and reported that mold had grown on the spines of leather-bound books in the library.


	The Northside Elementary band in 1951.

New school, old ground

Last year, the CHCCS Board of Education decided to name the district’s 11th elementary after the historic segregated school. And for Northside alumni who experienced school segregation in Chapel Hill, the opening of the new school is a time to reflect.


Dr. Niklaus Steiner, director of the UNC Center of Global Initiatives, is giving a opening talk on the Refugee Outreach Workshop in Global FedEx Center

Panel discusses refugee students in CHCCS

As Burmese refugees continue to flow into Orange County, Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools officials are working to better serve immigrant students. School officials and community leaders met Saturday at UNC’s FedEx Global Education Center to discuss the influx of refugees into Chapel Hill.