Academic Calendar
2017 - 2018

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School Year Calendar : 2017 - 2018

* 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 2017 - 2018 school year:

August 28, 2017
First Day for Staff
August 28, 2017
School-based Professional Development
August 31, 2017
District-wide Professional Development
September 1, 2017
Reorganization
- Academic Year Preparation
September 4, 2017
Labor Day
- Schools and Administrative Offices Closed
September 5, 2017
First Day for Grades 1-12
- Student Attendance
September 5, 2017
First Day for Pre-Kindergarten, Head Start and Bright Futures
- Student Attendance
September 5-11, 2017
Early Childhood Experiences Interviews
- Kindergarten Parent/Teacher Interviews
September 12, 2017
First Day for Kindergarten
- Student Attendance
September 21-22, 2017
Rosh Hashanah
- Schools and Administrative Offices Closed
September 29, 2017
2018-2019 School Selection Process Begins
October 9 - 11, 2017
Interim Reports
October 27, 2017
Professional Development Half Day
- 3 Hour Early Dismissal
November 7, 2017
Election Day
- Schools Closed
November 10, 2017
Veterans' Day Observed
- Schools and Administrative Offices Closed
November 13, 2017
2018-2019 School Selection Process Ends
November 20 - 22, 2017
Report Card Conferences
November 23 - 24, 2017
Thanksgiving Holiday
- Schools and Administrative Offices Closed
December 8, 2017
Professional Development Half Day
- 3 Hour Early Dismissal
December 25, 2017
Winter Recess
- Schools and Administrative Offices Closed
December 26 - 29, 2017
Winter Recess
- Schools Closed
January 1, 2018
New Year's Day
- Schools Closed and Administrative Offices Closed
January 2, 2018
Staff Only
- Professional Development
January 3 - 5, 2018
Interim Reports
January 15, 2018
Dr. Martin Luther King Day
- Schools and Administrative Offices Closed
February 14 - 16, 2018
Report Card Conferences
February 19, 2018
Presidents' Day
- Schools and Administrative Offices Closed
March 14 - 16, 2018
Interim Reports
March 16, 2018
Professional Development Half Day
- 3 Hour Early Dismissal
March 29, 2018
Spring Recess
- Schools Closed
March 30, 2018
Good Friday
- Schools and Administrative Offices Closed
April 2, 2018
Spring Recess
- Schools Closed
April 27, 2018
Professional Development Half Day
- 3 Hour Early Dismissal
May 2 - 4, 2018
Report Card Conferences
May 15, 2018
Pennsylvania Primary Election Day
- Schools Closed
May 9 - 11, 2018
Interim Reports
May 18, 2018
Professional Development Half Day
- 3 Hour Early Dismissal
May 28, 2018
Memorial Day
- Schools and Administrative Offices Closed
June 8 - 12, 2018
Graduation Window
June 12, 2018
Last Day for Students
June 13, 2018
Last Day for Staff

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Total Number of Days Scheduled Student Attendance: 181
2017 Days of Attendance 2018 Days of Attendance
JULY 0 JANUARY 20
AUGUST 0 FEBRUARY 19
SEPTEMBER 17 MARCH 20
OCTOBER 22 APRIL 20
NOVEMBER 18 MAY 21
DECEMBER 16 JUNE 8

Total Number of Days Scheduled Teacher Attendance: 188
2017 Days of Attendance 2018 Days of Attendance
JULY 0 JANUARY 21
AUGUST 4 FEBRUARY 19
SEPTEMBER 18 MARCH 20
OCTOBER 22 APRIL 20
NOVEMBER 18 MAY 21
DECEMBER 16 JUNE 9

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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 2017-2018. The calendar shall be as follows:

  1. The sessions for teachers and non-administrative school-based personnel begin August 28, 2017 and close June 13, 2018, totaling 188 days.

    School-based personnel will not be required to be in school on the following holidays and non-working days: September 4, 2017, September 21 through Septemberber 22, November 7, November 10, November 23 through November 24, December 25 through December 29, January 1, 2018, January 15, February 19, March 29 through March 30, April 2, May 8, and May 28.

  2. The sessions for elementary and secondary pupils (grades 1 through 12) begin September 5, 2017, and close June 12, 2018, totaling 181 instructional days.

  3. In the event that schools are closed due to inclement weather or other emergency circumstances, June 13, 2018 (make-up day #1), June 14, 2018 (make-up day #2), March 29, 2018 (make-up day #3), and April 2, 2018 (make-up day #4), 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 5, 2017.

  5. The first day for Kindergarten pupils will be September 12, 2017.

  6. Students will not be in attendance on the following days: September 4, 2017, September 21 through Septemberber 22, November 7, November 10, November 23 through November 24, December 25 through December 29, January 1 through January 2, 2018, January 15, February 19, March 29 through March 30, April 2, May 8, and May 28.

  7. Administrative Offices will be open Monday through Friday, with the exception of the following holidays and non-working days: July 4, 2017, September 4, September 21 through September 22, November 10, November 23 through November 24, December 25, January 1, 2018, January 15, February 19, March 29 through March 30, and May 28.

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Calendar Updated: January 6, 2017