Academic Calendar
2016 - 2017

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School Year Calendar : 2016 - 2017

* 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 2016 - 2017 school year:

September 1, 2016
First Day for Staff
- Academic Year Preparation
September 1, 2016
9th Grade Orientation Window Opens
September 2, 2016
Staff Only
- Professional Development
September 5, 2016
Labor Day
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
September 6, 2016
Staff Only
- Professional Development
September 6, 2016
9th Grade Orientation Window Closes
September 7, 2016
First Day for Grades 1-12
- Student Attendance
September 7, 2016
First Day for Pre-Kindergarten, Head Start and Bright Futures
- Student Attendance
September 7 - 9, 2016
Kindergarten Parent/Teacher Interviews
September 12 - 13, 2016
Kindergarten Parent/Teacher Interviews
September 14, 2016
First Day of Kindergarten
- Student Attendance
September 29, 2016
2017-2018 School Selection Process Begins
September 30, 2016
Staff Only
- Professional Development
October 3 - 4, 2016
Rosh Hashanah
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
October 12, 2016
Yom Kippur
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
October 13 - 17, 2016
Interim Reports
October 19, 2016
PSAT Exams
November 2, 2016
PSAT Exams (Alternate Date)
November 8, 2016
Staff Only
- Professional Development
November 11, 2016
Veterans' Day Observed
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
November 14, 2016
2017-2018 School Selection Process Ends
November 21 - 23, 2016
Report Card Conferences
November 24 - 25, 2016
Thanksgiving Holiday
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
December 20, 2016
Interim Reports
December 26, 2015
Winter Recess
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
December 26 - 30, 2016
Winter Recess
- Schools Closed
January 2, 2017
New Year's Day (Observed)
- Schools Closed and Administrative Offices Closed
January 3, 2017
Staff Only
- Professional Development
January 9 - 23, 2017
Keystone Exams
January 16, 2017
Dr. Martin Luther King Day
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
January 23, 2017
ACCESS Testing Opens (Tentative)
February 15 - 17, 2017
Report Card Conferences
February 20, 2017
Presidents' Day
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
March 3, 2017
ACCESS Testing Closes (Tentative)
March 6 - 8, 2017
Interim Reports
March 6, 2017
PD Half Day
- 3 Hour Early Dismissal
March 31, 2017
PD Half Day
- 3 Hour Early Dismissal
April 3 - May 12, 2017
PSSA Assessments (Math, ELA, and Science) and Make-up Days
April 10 - 13, 2017
Spring Recess
- Schools Closed
April 14, 2017
Good Friday
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
April 19 - 21, 2017
Report Card Conferences
May 9 - 11, 2017
Interim Reports
May 15 - 26, 2017
Keystone Exams
May 16, 2017
Pennsylvania Primary Election Day - Schools Closed
May 29, 2017
Memorial Day
- Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
June 20, 2017
Last Day for Students
June 21, 2017
Last Day for Staff

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Total Number of Days Scheduled Student Attendance: 181
2016 Days of Attendance 2017 Days of Attendance
JULY 0 JANUARY 19
AUGUST 0 FEBRUARY 19
SEPTEMBER 17 MARCH 23
OCTOBER 18 APRIL 15
NOVEMBER 18 MAY 21
DECEMBER 17 JUNE 14

Total Number of Days Scheduled Teacher Attendance: 188
2016 Days of Attendance 2017 Days of Attendance
JULY 0 JANUARY 20
AUGUST 0 FEBRUARY 19
SEPTEMBER 21 MARCH 23
OCTOBER 18 APRIL 15
NOVEMBER 19 MAY 21
DECEMBER 17 JUNE 15

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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 2016-2017. The calendar shall be as follows:

  1. The sessions for teachers and non-administrative school-based personnel begin September 1, 2016 and close June 21, 2017, totaling 188 days.

    School-based personnel will not be required to be in school on the following holidays and non-working days: September 5, October 3 through October 4, October 12, November 11, November 24 through November 25, December 26 through December 30, January 2, 2017, January 16, February 20, April 10 through April 14, May 16, and May 29.

  2. The sessions for elementary and secondary pupils (grades 1 through 12) begin September 7, 2016, and close June 20, 2017, totaling 181 instructional days.

  3. In the event that schools are closed due to inclement weather or other emergency circumstances, June 21, 2017, June 22, 2017, and June 23, 2017 and the required number of days thereafter, beginning with April 10, 2017, through April 12, 2017, will be days of pupil and staff attendance to satisfy the requirement of 181 instructional days.

  4. The first day for Pre-Kindergarten, Head Start and Bright Futures pupils will be September 7, 2016.

  5. The first day for Kindergarten pupils will be September 14, 2016.

  6. Students will not be in attendance on the following days: September 1 through 2, September 5 through September 6, September 30, October 3 through October 4, October 12, November 11, November 24 through November 25, December 26 through December 30, January 2 through January 3, 2017, January 16, February 20, April 10 through April 14, May 16, and May 29.

  7. Administrative Offices will be open Monday through Friday, with the exception of the following holidays and non-working days: July 4, September 5, October 3 through October 4, October 12, November 11, November 24 through November 25, December 26, December 25, January 2, 2017, January 16, February 20, April 14, and May 29.

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Calendar Updated: December 22, 2015