Academic Calendar
2012 - 2013

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School Year Calendar : 2012 - 2013

* Since the calendar is subject to change during the course of the school year, the web version may contain updates not reflected in the printed version of this publication.

The following is the calendar for all schools and Pre-Kindergarten programs for the 2012-2013 school year:
September 3, 2012
Labor Day
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
September 4-6, 2012
Staff Only
- Professional Development
September 7, 2012
First day for Grades 1-12 - Half day for students
September 10 - 14, 2012
Kindergarten, Pre-Kindergarten Head Start and Bright Futures parent/teacher conferences
September 17 - 18, 2012
Rosh Hashanah
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
September 19, 2012
First day of Kindergarten, Pre-Kindergarten Head Start and Bright Futures Student Attendance
September 26, 2012
Yom Kippur
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
October 8, 2012
Columbus Day
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
November 6, 2012
Staff Only
- (Election Day) Professional Development Day
November 12, 2012
Veterans' Day Observed
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
November 22 - 23, 2012
Thanksgiving Holiday
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
December 24 - 31, 2012
Winter Recess
- Schools Closed
December 24-25, 2012
Winter Recess
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
January 1, 2013
New Year's Day Observance
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
January 21, 2013
Dr. Martin Luther King Day
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
February 6, 2013
Staff Only
- Professional Development
February 18, 2013
Presidents' Day
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
March 25 - 28, 2013
Spring Recess
- Schools Closed
March 29, 2013
Spring Recess
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
May 21, 2013
Staff Only
- (Election Day) Professional Development Day
May 27, 2013
Memorial Day
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
June 21, 2013
Last Day for Students
June 24, 2013
Staff Only
- End of Year Transition - Last Day for Staff

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Total Number of Days Scheduled Student Attendance: 181
2012 Days of Attendance 2013 Days of Attendance
JULY 0 JANUARY 21
AUGUST 0 FEBRUARY 18
SEPTEMBER 13 MARCH 16
OCTOBER 22 APRIL 22
NOVEMBER 18 MAY 21
DECEMBER 15 JUNE 15

Total Number of Days Scheduled Teacher Attendance: 188
2012 Days of Attendance 2013 Days of Attendance
JULY 0 JANUARY 21
AUGUST 0 FEBRUARY 19
SEPTEMBER 16 MARCH 16
OCTOBER 22 APRIL 22
NOVEMBER 19 MAY 22
DECEMBER 15 JUNE 16

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Resolution

Resolved, that the School Reform Commission hereby approves the calendar for schools, early childhood programs, and administrative offices for the school year 2012-2013. The calendar shall be as follows:

  1. The sessions for teachers and non-administrative school-based personnel begin September 4, 2012 and closes June 24, 2013.

    School-based personnel will not be required to be in school on the following holidays and non-working days: September 3, September 17-18, September 26, October 8, November 12, November 22-23, December 24 through January 1, January 21, February 18, March 25 through March 29, (unless used to make up loss instructional days due to school closing because of emergency or inclement weather) and May 27.

    Teachers and non-administrative school-based personnel will be in attendance 188 days.

  2. The sessions for elementary and secondary pupils begin September 7, 2012, and close June 21, 2013. The first day for Pre-kindergarten, Head Start and Bright Futures pupils will be September 19, 2012. The first day for Kindergarten pupils will be September 19, 2012.

    Students will not be in attendance on the following days: September 1 through September 6, September 17-18, September 26, October 8, November 6, November 12, November 22-23, December 24 through January 1, January 21, February 6, February 18, March 25 through March 29, (unless used to make up loss instructional days due to school closing because of emergency or inclement weather) May 21, and May 27.

    Students will be in attendance for 181 days.

  3. Administrative Offices and Comprehensive Early Learning Centers will be open Monday through Friday, with the exception of the following holidays and non-working days: July 4, September 3, September 17-18, September 26, October 8, November 12, November 22-23, December 24, December 25, January 1, January 21, February 18, March 29, and May 27.

  4. Comprehensive Early Learning Centers follow the calendar for administrative offices.

  5. In the event that schools are closed due to inclement weather or emergency, March 25, 26, 27, and June 21, 2013, and the required number of days thereafter, will be days of pupil and staff attendance to satisfy the State minimum of 180 instructional days.

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Calendar Updated: April 19, 2012