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Chapel Hill District and Curriculum
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools follows the new Common Core State Standards and the North Carolina Essential standards. The goal is to prepare students to progress in school while providing clearer and more durable, consistent goals in order to develop a strong base of knowledge coupled with essential critical thinking skills.
We currently cover the following Chapel Hill-area school district: Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Chapel Hill District Curriculum
The standards for English Language Arts are categorized by reading, writing, speaking and listening, language, media and technology. Each category shares the same weight of importance and each category blends together as part of the integral standards. The reading standards require students to fully comprehend reading material in each grade, so as they move through the grades, they are equipped to gain more from whatever they read and have a better understanding of reading strategies as they read more advanced material.
The writing standard is geared towards student’s ability to write logically based on substantive claims, good reasoning, and appopriate evidence. Research is also emphasized throughout the writing standards, highlighting levels of written arguments, informational texts and narratives at all grade levels. Speaking and listening standards require that students’ understand increasingly complex information, ideas, and evidence through listening and speaking as well as through media.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Chapel Hill Educational News
- Higher Ed Goals - Students showed impressive dedication towards higher education goals with the most recent class of graduates. 92 percent of 2012 graduating seniors went on to attend two- or four-year institutions of higher learning. And thirty-seven students in the 2013 graduating class were named National Merit Finalists.
- Advanced Placement Offerings - More than 1,200 high school students are enrolled in ambitious Advanced Placement (AP) courses that offer students college level work while still in high school. The district's high schools ranking was in the Washington Post’s list of top high schools.
- Annual 5K Run - The Public School Foundation’s Second Annual 5K run raised awareness of fitness, while also raising money for the school. This is one of the many events within the district's overall health and wellness goals for the students and entire school community.
Chapel Hill Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed
SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.
Chalk Talk: Choosing A College
Choosing a college begins with doing some honest, self-searching about why you want to go, what you want out of life, what your strengths and weaknesses are. Spend some time asking your parents, teachers and peers that know you best for guidance on obtaining the answers to some of these tough questions. Choosing the right college takes time and thoughtfulness. And keep in mind in your search, that choosing a college because that’s where your friends are going, or where it ranks doesn’t take into account what’s most important - what’s the best fit for you.