Guide: Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools

March 21, 2010 

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools serves roughly 11,500 students who live in and around the towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro.

The district has three high schools, three middle schools and nine elementary schools. The tenth one is expected to open for the 2008-09 school year.

High schools:Carrboro High, Chapel Hill High, East Chapel Hill High

Middle schools:Culbreth Middle, McDougle Middle, Phillips Middle, Smith Middle

Elementary schools:Carrboro Elementary, Ephesus Road Elementary, Estes Hills Elementary, Glenwood Elementary, Frank Porter Graham Elementary, McDougle Elementary, Rashkis Elementary, Mary Scroggs Elementary, Seawell Elementary

Other schools: Hospital School (for patients at UNC Hospitals),

Alternatives to traditional high school: Middle College High School, Phoenix Academy

Making the grade

To see how a school in the district has met state Adequate Yearly Progress and Federal No Child Left Behind standards, visit N.C. Public Schools and enter "Chapel Hill" in the quick search.

To get a "report card" of schools in the district, including student performance, safety records and teacher qualifications, visit N.C. report cards.

To see the 4-year graduation data for the cohort of students who entered high school in 2002-03 and graduated in four years or less (in 2005-06), click here. Chapel Hill's high schools are listed at the top of the 10th page of the PDF.

Charter schools

Orange Charter

Pace Academy

Private schools

There are several private schools in the area. The following schools were listed with the North Carolina Division of Non-public Education for the 2006-07 school year.

Academy of World Changers, P.O. Box 71062, Durham; contact Christine Jonsdotter (919) 491-5540, Grades 1-6, religious

Artgarden Montessori School, 1603 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill; contact Carol Richard, (919) 942-9534, Kindergarten, independent

Carolina Friends School, 4809 Friends School Road, Durham; Mike Hanas, (919) 383-6602, Grades K-12.

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