Guide: Chatham County Schools

March 21, 2010 

The Chatham Central High School, Jordan-Matthews High School, Northwood High School

Middle schools (grades 5-8):Chatham Middle School, Horton Middle School

Elementary schools (grades k-8): Bennett School, Bonlee Elementary School, J.S. Waters School, Moncure School, North Chatham School, Perry W. Harrison School, Silk Hope Elementary School

Alternative school: SAGE 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 "Chatham County" 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.

Charter Schools

Chatham Charter

Woods Charter School

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

Auldern Academy, 990 Glover's Grove Church Road, Siler City; contact Jane Samuel (919) 837-2336, Grades 9-12, independent, boarding

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,

Community Independent School, 2089 Lamont Norwood Road, Pittsboro; Andrea Williams, (919) 932-6313, Grades K-4, independent

Grace Haven Academy, P.O. Box 1412, Graham; contact John T. Honeycutt, (919) 663-1515, Grades 8-122, religious,boarding

Three Springs of N.C. School, P.O. Box 1370, Pittsboro; contact Ann Scott, (919) 542-1104, Grades 7-12, independant, boarding

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