East Chapel Hill High School

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500 Weaver Dairy Rd

Chapel Hill, NC 27514

(919) 969-2482

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,300

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

29 Parent Reviews for East Chapel Hill High School

If you go to East you have to choose to either completely change your personality and not be able to live life normally again or fail and never be happy.

Posted by a parent on 12/30/14

East is the most challenging public high school in the state. The stress level is unbelievable and most people say they put forth more effort here than they ever had to in college. If you don't take honors and AP classes, then you are looked down upon by peers, teachers and the administration. Very ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/24/13

As a parent with a child who graduated in 2007 and a child who is a current senior, I can say this school has dropped significantly in quality. Test scores may be as good as ever but the principal and counselors are terrible. Getting the principal to return a call, let alone set up a face t o face ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/21/13

East Chapel Hill High School is nationally recognized in the highest designation as "Honor School of Excellence" with at least 90% of students at or above grade level. The majority of students take the SAT entrance exams and the schools average scores have been nationally recognized for high achievement ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/12/13

Mostly wonderful teachers, extremely challenging. My son has worked harder at East than I ever had to work during college or graduate school. For him it has been great - he needs the challenge. Stress levels can be high however - it depends on the personality of the student. East has many councilors, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/19/13

East is misunderstood as a school that is "highly rigorous." I have two students there who are both excellent top of their class students, and both have been miserable and generally unsupported during their time at East. The problem is that the school is so large, with very little security or discipline, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/02/13

This is an excellent school. Teachers expect you to work very hard and by junior year you need to take about 5 AP's to maintain a competitive edge. However, I would say that while it is extremely stressful to maintain that course load and do a lot of extracurriculars, this is truly what real life is ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/10/12

We have had a student at East for 2 years and as parents have noticed: *Excellent, dedicated teachers who (besides knowing their subject matter): - Integrate real world facts with academic instruction - Provide cooperative group experience *and* individual projects - Use the internet creatively ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/07/12

[Enter your review here] My two children are currently at East, They enjoy the school life a lot. It is a wonderful high school from every aspects.

Posted by a parent on 03/01/12

This school is full of amazing teachers and has perhaps hundreds of groups for whatever you like--clubs especially are in abundance. Teachers are very involved, and there are many great teachers, not so many bad ones, and though I have run into some, I doubt it's a major problem. I do have to note that ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/01/10

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School Profile for East Chapel Hill High School

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Test scores for East Chapel Hill High School

EOC* Test Scores

Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2012
East Chapel Hill High School
Chapel Hill Carboro City Schools
North Carolina
* In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English I, and Biology. The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

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Chapel Hill schools — East Chapel Hill High School is located at 500 Weaver Dairy Rd, Chapel Hill NC 27514. 500 Weaver Dairy Rd is in the 27514 ZIP code in Chapel Hill, NC The school district for East Chapel Hill High School is the Chapel Hill Carboro City Schools. East Chapel Hill High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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