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Term Dates

Our three, long terms – each with a mid-term break – provide more opportunities for off-peak travel, and our shorter summer breaks help students get back to the classroom sooner.

Term Dates

Academic Calendar 2019-2020

Autumn Term

Autumn Term Begins Monday, August 26, 2019
No School: Labor Day Monday, September 2, 2019
Autumn Half-Term Break Monday, October 21 – Friday, October 25, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday, November 27 – Friday, November 29, 2019
End of Autumn Term Friday, December 20, 2019
Winter Break Monday, December 23, 2019 – Friday, January 3, 2020

Spring Term

Spring Term Begins Monday, January 6, 2020
School Closed: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 20, 2020
Spring Half-Term Break Monday, February 17 – Friday, February 21, 2020
End of Spring Term Friday, April 3, 2020
Spring Break Monday, April 6 – Friday, April 17, 2020

Summer Term

Summer Term Begins Monday, April 20, 2020
Summer Half-Term Break Monday, May 25 – Wednesday, May 27, 2020
End of Summer Term Wednesday, June 24, 2020

This calendar is subject to change and all changes will be communicated. School consultations and teacher training days will be added at a later date.

Academic Calendar 2019-2020