Release from the Orange County Schools (for families that are domiciled within the Orange County Schools and would like their children to enroll in another school district)
Letters of Release will be sent via email to the address provided in the application.
Discretionary Admission Applications
Complete a Discretionary Admission Application
- 2023–24 school year: Only Gravelly Hill Middle, Orange Middle, and Cedar Ridge High (non-IB) are open to new discretionary admissions. Students who are the children of full-time staff members may apply in accordance with Board Policy 4120: Admission to the Orange County Schools.
Tuition Rate for Discretionary Admission Students
Students who are domiciled in another school district and are admitted to the Orange County Schools will be charged tuition unless the student meets an exemption qualification listed in Board Policy 4120: Admission to the Orange County Schools.
- The tuition rate for the 2023–24 school year is $4,808 per student and must be paid in full prior to July 1, 2023.
We do not currently accept debit/credit cards for tuition payments.
Please remit payment to:
Orange County Schools
Attn: Rhonda Rath
200 East King Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278
For more information, please contact your child's school or:
Catherine Mau, Student Assignment & Technology Project Coordinator
Student Assignment Office