Welcome to East Chapel Hill High School! We are a state-of-the-art public high school serving grades 9-12,  accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, located in beautiful Chapel Hill, North Carolina. We have been recognized as an Honor School of Excellence by the NC State Department of Public Instruction.  
 has named us #133 of the top 2000 high schools in the nation and in 2014 The Washington Post ranked us #141 among the nation's 1000 most rigorous high schools (4th in the state of North Carolina)! Our graduation rate is 96.25%, one of the highest in the state, with a projected 95% of the seniors going onto college.  AP Test scores rem
ain predominantly IV & Vs.

Important Announcements

Interested in playing Fall Sports at ECHHS? 
Then CLICK HERE  (also please note the change to Girls' Tennis)

Parking registration for seniors will start Wednesday, August 20, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Underclassmen may begin to register Thursday, August 21, from 10:00 - 2:00 pm. Both days will be in the Cafe Commons; first come, first served. For more information and the registration form, see http://eaststudgov.org/parking.

Seniors! Pictures will be Monday & Tuesday, August 11 - 12, from 9:00 - 4:00 in the small gym and at the gazebo. Seniors have been assigned times for their portraits; please click here to see the schedule.

Have a safe and happy summer!

We are excited to announce that in March our school launched a new digital learning environment by providing eChalk and Google Apps for Education accounts for students. These online tools enable students and teachers in our school to better engage, share, and participate in a collaborative digital learning community. Click here for more information. For a short video on how students will set up their eChalk profile, click here. Any students who need their login information should come to the library. 

Students have received their PowerSchool logins which enables them to see their grades and attendance online. Parents and guardians are welcome to use these student logins also! Parents and guardians who would like their own unique logins should visit this website for more details, including the required application form. The application and some type of ID can be brought to East to pick up parent logins at any time in the Quad B office with Ms. Hartsfield.

Standardized test scores from last year are in and East achieved all 32 of their 32 goals for the federal No Child Left Behind program. For the North Carolina READY initiative, East met 93.7% of their goals and attained high growth for the fourth year in a row!

Upcoming Events:  Monday & Tuesday, August 11-12: Senior portraits in small gym by appt. Wednesday, August 20: Parking registration for seniors only from 10 - 2 in the Cafe Commons Thursday, August 21: Parking registration for underclassmen from 10 - 2 in the Cafe Commons Friday, August 22: Freshman and new student orientation at 9:00 am in the auditorium Monday, August 25: 1st day of school for students


Upcoming Events: Board of Education Meeting, 8/14 Lincoln Center Operating Under Summer Hours, 6/16 thru 8/8 / Lincoln Center funcionará con horario de verano del 16 de junio al 8 de agosto PowerSchool Access Currently Down for Parents and Students / PowerSchool no está disponible en este momento para padres de familia y estudiantes

Some Lincoln Center Offices to Move Temporarily / Algunas oficinas de Lincoln Center se trasladarán temporalmente


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