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Academic Calendar 2017-2018

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:
Date Activity
August 28, 2017 First Day for Staff
August 28, 2017 School-based Professional Development
August 31, 2017 District-wide Professional Development
August 28-31, 2017 Ninth Grade Orientation
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

Month Days of Attendance
JULY 2017 0
AUGUST 2017 0
SEPTEMBER 2017 17
OCTOBER 2017 22
NOVEMBER 2017 18
DECEMBER 2017 16
JANUARY 2018 20
FEBRUARY 2018 19
MARCH 2018 20
APRIL 2018 20
MAY 2018 21
JUNE 2018 8

 

Total Number of Days Scheduled Teacher Attendance: 188

Month Days of Attendance
JULY 2017 0
AUGUST 2017 4
SEPTEMBER 2017 18
OCTOBER 2017 22
NOVEMBER 2017 18
DECEMBER 2017 16
JANUARY 2018 21
FEBRUARY 2018 19
MARCH 2018 20
APRIL 2018 20
MAY 2018 21
JUNE 2018 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 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

Last modified: January 19, 2018