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Academic Calendar

Explore term dates, holidays and school breaks.

Our academic calendar is divided into three terms: Autumn, Spring and Summer. Students have time off over the holidays, during half-term breaks and a summer break that typically lasts from July through August.

2018-19 School Year 

Autumn Term

Autumn Term Begins

Monday, August 27, 2018

Labor Day: School Closed

Monday, September 3, 2018

Autumn Half-Term Break

Monday, October 22– Friday, October 26, 2018

Primary & Secondary Consultations: School Closed

Friday, October 19,2018 (Secondary Only)

Monday, October 29, 2018 (Secondary & Primary)

Teacher Training: School Closed

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Thanksgiving Holiday

Wednesday, November 21 - Friday, November 23, 2018

End of Autumn Term

Friday, December 21, 2018

Winter Break

Monday, December 24, 2018 - Friday, January 4, 2019

 

Spring Term

Spring Term Begins

Monday, January 7, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: School Closed

Monday, January 21, 2019

Secondary Consultations: Secondary School Closed Friday, February 15, 2019

Spring Half-Term Break

Monday, February 18 – Friday, February 22, 2019

Primary & Secondary Consultations: School Closed

Monday, February 25, 2019

End of Spring Term

Friday, April 12, 2019

Spring Break

Monday, April 15 - Friday, April 26, 2019

 

Summer Term

Summer Term Begins

Monday, April 29, 2019

Summer Half-Term Break

Monday, May 27 – Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Primary & Secondary Consultations: School Closed

Friday, June 21, 2019

End of Summer Term

Wednesday, June 26, 2019