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    Looking for course descriptions, graduation requirements, dual enrollment details, or other important high school information?

    Visit our annual Career & College Planning Guide for essential high school information!

    From the time students enter kindergarten, they are preparing for high school graduation. Recognizing the importance of high school to future success, the student and parent/guardian should develop a course of study in partnership with the school counselor and classroom teachers.

    Chatham County Schools operates under a Student/Parent Informed Choice System or "open registration." Students are encouraged to register in courses providing the highest academic challenge to their abilities. Parents/guardians and students should carefully study the high school planning document and review the course listings and graduation requirements.  Parents/guardians and their children should discuss the student’s goals, interests, past school grades, performance on standardized tests, personal habits, attitude toward school, aptitudes, responsibilities outside the school, and other factors that may have an impact on the success of the student in a given course.

    It is the purpose of Chatham County Schools to provide equal educational opportunities to all students, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, or handicap.

    High School Course Registration = Career & College Planning!

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  •  Important Resources for Spring Semester 2021

    Visit our At-Home Learning website for important resources during COVID-19!  

    Recursos para padres y estudiantes



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  • The mission of the Chatham County Schools is to graduate globally competitive, well-rounded students by providing a rigorous and relevant curriculum in an effective, safe, and nurturing learning environment.

    We serve and support students, parents, teachers, and administrators at three traditional schools: Chatham Central, Jordan-Matthews, and Northwood.  We also serve and support non-traditional opportunities at SAGE Academy and our Early College High School, the Chatham School of Science & Engineering.

    Our high school programs emphasize the importance of planning for college and careers through engaging courses, extracurricular activities, job shadowing, and volunteering. In this environment of high expectations with high levels of support the success of each student stems from critical reading, critical writing, and critical thinking in each classroom, each day.


    Non-Discrimination Statement - Public Notice

    In compliance with federal laws, Chatham County Schools administers all locally operated educational programs, employment activities, and admissions without discrimination because of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, color, age, marital status, pregnancy, military service, disability, gender, or sexual orientation, except where exemption is appropriate and allowed by law.

    Questions or concerns should be directed to the following points of contact:

    Chatham Central High School: Dr. Karla Eanes, Principal

    Chatham School of Science and Engineering: Mr. Bobby Dixon, Principal

    Jordan-Matthews High School: Mr. Tripp Crayton, Principal

    Northwood High School: Dr. Brad Walston, Principal

    SAGE Academy: Mr. Bobby Dixon, Principal