Academic Calendar
2018 - 2019

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School Year Calendar : 2018 - 2019

* 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 2018 - 2019 school year:

August 20, 2018
First Day for Staff
August 20 - 22, 2018
District-wide Professional Development
August 23, 2018
School-based Professional Development
August 23, 2018
Ninth Grade Orientation
August 24, 2018
Reorganization
- Academic Year Preparation
August 27, 2018
First Day for Grades 1-12
- Student Attendance
August 27, 2018
First Day for Pre-Kindergarten, Head Start and Bright Futures Student Attendance
August 27 - 30, 2018
Early Childhood Experiences Interviews
- Kindergarten Parent/Teacher Interviews
August 31, 2018
Professional Development Half Day
- 3 Hour Early Dismissal
September 3, 2018
Labor Day
- Schools Closed and Administrative Offices Closed
September 5, 2018
First Day for Kindergarten
- Student Attendance
September 10, 2018
Rosh Hashanah
- Schools Closed and Administrative Offices Closed
September 19, 2018
Yom Kippur
- Schools Closed and Administrative Offices Closed
September 21, 2018
2019-2020 School Selection Process Begins
October 8 - 10, 2018
Interim Reports
November 2, 2018
2019-2020 School Selection Process Ends
November 6, 2018
Election Day
- Full Day Professional Development (Staff Only)
November 7 - 9, 2018
2017-2018 School Selection Process Ends
November 12, 2018
Veterans' Day Observed
- Schools Closed and Administrative Offices Closed
November 22 - 23, 2018
Thanksgiving Holiday
- Schools Closed and Administrative Offices Closed
December 24, 2018
Winter Recess
- Schools Closed
December 25, 2018
Winter Recess
- Schools Closed and Administrative Offices Closed
December 26 - 28, 2018
Winter Recess
- Schools Closed
December 31, 2018
Winter Recess
- Schools Closed and Administrative Offices Closed
January 1, 2019
New Year's Day
- Schools Closed and Administrative Offices Closed
January 3 - 7, 2019
Interim Reports
January 18, 2019
Professional Development Day
- Staff Only
January 21, 2019
Dr. Martin Luther King Day
- Schools Closed and Administrative Offices Closed
February 13 - 15, 2019
Report Card Conferences
February 18, 2019
Presidents' Day
- Schools Closed and Administrative Offices Closed
March 1, 2019
Professional Development Half Day
- 3 Hour Early Dismissal
March 13 - 15, 2019
Interim Reports
March 29, 2019
Professional Development Half Day
- 3 Hour Early Dismissal
April 15 - 17, 2019
Report Card Conferences
April 18, 2019
Spring Recess
- Schools Closed
April 19, 2019
Good Friday
- Schools Closed and Administrative Offices Closed
April 22, 2019
Spring Recess
- Schools Closed
May 8 - 10, 2019
Interim Reports
May 10, 2019
Professional Development Half Day
- 3 Hour Early Dismissal
May 14, 2019
Pennsylvania Primary Election Day (Tentative)
- Schools Closed
May 27, 2019
Memorial Day
- Schools Closed and Administrative Offices Closed
May 31, 2019
Graduation Window
June 3 - 4, 2019
Graduation Window
June 4, 2019
Last Day for Students
June 5, 2019
Last Day for Staff

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Total Number of Days Scheduled Student Attendance: 180
2018 Days of Attendance 2019 Days of Attendance
JULY 0 JANUARY 20
AUGUST 5 FEBRUARY 19
SEPTEMBER 17 MARCH 21
OCTOBER 23 APRIL 19
NOVEMBER 18 MAY 21
DECEMBER 15 JUNE 2

Total Number of Days Scheduled Teacher Attendance: 188
2018 Days of Attendance 2019 Days of Attendance
JULY 0 JANUARY 21
AUGUST 10 FEBRUARY 19
SEPTEMBER 17 MARCH 21
OCTOBER 23 APRIL 19
NOVEMBER 19 MAY 21
DECEMBER 15 JUNE 3

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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 2018-2019. The calendar shall be as follows:

  1. The sessions for teachers and non-administrative school-based personnel begin August 20, 2018 and close June 5, 2019, totaling 188 days.

    School-based personnel will not be required to be in school on the following holidays and non-working days: September 3, 2018, September 10, September 19, November 12, November 22 through November 23, December 24 through December 31, January 1, 2019, January 21, February 18, April 18 through April 22, May 14, and May 27.

  2. The sessions for elementary and secondary pupils (grades 1 through 12) begin August 27, 2018, and close June 4, 2019, totaling 180 instructional days.

  3. In the event that schools are closed due to inclement weather or other emergency circumstances, April 18, 2019 (make-up day #1) and April 22, 2019 (make-up day #2) and the required number of days thereafter will be days of pupil and staff attendance to satisfy the requirement of 180 instructional days.

  4. The first day for Pre-Kindergarten, Head Start and Bright Futures pupils will be August 27, 2018.

  5. The first day for Kindergarten pupils will be September 5, 2018.

  6. Students will not be in attendance on the following days: September 3, 2018, September 10, September 19, November 6, November 12, November 22 through November 23, December 24 through December 31, January 1, 2019, January 18, January 21, February 18, April 18 through April 22, May 14, and May 27.

  7. Administrative Offices will be open Monday through Friday, with the exception of the following holidays and non-working days: July 4,2018, September 3, September 10, September 19, November 12, November 22 through November 23, December 25, December 31, January 1, 2019, January 21, February 18, April 19, and May 27.

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Calendar Updated: January 6, 2017