This is the place to learn more. The next generation is in good hands with the Chatham County Public School System. Their mission is to help shape the hearts and minds of tomorrow's citizens, without forgetting they're today's kids.

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To learn more about the school system, visit the Chatham County Schools site or call 919-542-3626.

Pittsboro Elementary

  • Grades: PK - 4
  • Principal: Dale Minge
  • 375 Pittsboro Elementary School Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312
  • Tel: 919-542-3987
  • Fax: 919-542-1146
  • Site:
  • Pittsboro Elementary prepares self-sufficient, lifelong learners by providing a developmentally appropriate, integrated curriculum taught by a caring, enthusiastic staff. All in an environment conducive to learning for all students. Features include an Internet connection in every classroom. And as a School of Distinction award winner, Pittsboro Elementary is proud to have nearly 90% of its students perform at grade level with high growth achieved.

Horton Middle School

  • Grades: 5 - 8
  • Principal: Mattie Smith
  • 79 Horton Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312
  • Tel: 919-542-2303
  • Fax: 919-542-7099
  • Site:
  • Working to develop self-confident, respectful and successful learners, Horton Middle School is proud to have a higher percentage of teachers with advanced degrees than other middle schools nationwide. Their staff is consistently raising test scores, and all classes enjoy high-speed Internet access.

Northwood High School

  • Grades: 9 - 12
  • Principal: Chris Blice
  • 310 Northwood High School Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312
  • Tel: 919-542-4181
  • Fax: 919-542-4934
  • Site:
  • Northwood High School is full of opportunities for Powell Place high schoolers, from baseball to football to soccer and tennis. Off the field, organizations include French club and the National Honor Society. A nationally award-winning instructor proudly leads the Northwood marching band. And 71% of Northwood students take the SAT with an average score of 1021, beating both the district and state statistics.
  • School of Distinction 2010 and 2011