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Mon Dec 31, 2012
Julia Teasley answered:
I would contact Carolina Realty of Chapel Hill (919.967.6408) or carolinrealtych@aol.com. They are property managers with over 30 years of experience and can guide you on how to find a rental property in the district most desirable for you. They will also provide you with information about all of the other rentals with the other property managers so you will an overall picture of what is available and when. ... more
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Wed Mar 28, 2012
Glenn Sumner answered:
No, it is in the Orange County school district. Very good schools, in fact. Grady Brown Elementary, Standford Jr High and Cedar Ridge High School.

May I help with any other questions?

Glenn
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Tue Feb 14, 2012
Vivian Olkin answered:
One of the important things to know about the Chapel Hill Carrboro School System CHCSS is that school assignment is generally based on neighborhood proximity to the school AND socio-economic diversity based on free and reduced lunch. Every time a new school is built, people are redistricted. If you are absolutely set on certain schools, then definitely live close to the schools so that it is not an issue should another school be built. No new schools are expected for several years.

As a generalization, almost all the schools are fairly equivalent. There are die hard parent advocates at each school. The differences become more evident at the high school level. As you already know, the biggest effect you an have on your kids is to spend time reading to and with them, discussing books, etc. What you do at home has an effect.

This is a fabulous area to raise a family. Our kids loved living here.
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Wed Jan 25, 2012
My NC Homes Team answered:
There are programs for children with Autism within the Chapel Hill school district and through UNC hospital as well. It's one of the benefits of living in an educated and liberal area with a stronger than average local economy.

To find out more about the programs available through the school system I would check out this link:
http://www2.chccs.k12.nc.us/education/components/docmgr/default.php?sectiondetailid=30397

If you have any ther questions about the area in general or the home buying process here in North Carolina (it's different from NY which I'm also familair with) feel free to contact me through my profile here on Trulia, I'd be happy to speak with you.
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Sat Jun 5, 2010
Deborah Miller answered:
Hello Jeff

Here is a link to Orange County NC Public Schools Website for additional information.

http://www.orange.k12.nc.us/

Here is the link for Orange County NC District for those new to the public schools for information regarding registration and other helpful information.

http://www.orange.k12.nc.us/Parents/parents_reg.html

Durham is just 8 miles from Orange County this article addresses North Carolina Drop Out Rates for Orange and Durham and neighboring counties.
http://www.dpsnc.net/news/news-releases/dropout-rate-plunges-14-percent-largest-decrease

This last article is most current March 2010 and addresses drop out decrease among other high school related issues and statistics.
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/newsroom/news/2009-10/20100304-01

If I can provide additional information do not hesitate to contact me.

Deborah Rigsbee Miller, EcoBroker, Real Estate Broker
Coldwell Banker Howard Perry & Walston
919-491-2826
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