Academic Calendar 2018-2019

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:

Date Activity
August 20, 2018
First Day for Staff
August 20 – 22, 2018
District-wide Professional Development
August 20 – 23, 2018
Kindergarten Parent/Teacher Interviews
August 23, 2018
School-based Professional Development
August 23, 2018
Ninth Grade Orientation
August 24, 2018
Reorganization

Academic Year Preparation K-12

August 27, 2018
First Day for Grades K-12

Student Attendance

August 27, 2018
First Day for Head Start and Bright Futures
-Student Attendance
August 31, 2018
Professional Development Half Day

3 Hour Early Dismissal

September 3, 2018
Labor Day

Schools Closed and Administrative Offices Closed

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 2 – 4, 2018
Interim Reports
October 5, 2018
Professional Development Half Day

– 3 Hour Early Dismissal

November 2, 2018
School Selection Process Ends
November 6, 2018
Election Day

Full Day Professional Development (Staff Only; Schools Closed for Students)

November 7 – 9, 2018
Report card conferences
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 11 – 13, 2018
Interim Reports
December 24, 2018
Winter Recess

Schools Closed and Administrative Offices 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 18, 2019
Professional Development Day

Staff Only

January 21, 2019
Dr. Martin Luther King Day

Schools Closed and Administrative Offices Closed

January 30 – February 1, 2019
Report Card Conferences
February 18, 2019
Presidents’ Day

Schools Closed and Administrative Offices Closed

February 26 – 28, 2019
Interim Reports
March 1, 2019
Professional Development Half Day

3 Hour Early Dismissal

April 3 – 5, 2019
Report Card Conferences
April 12, 2019
Professional Development Half Day

3 Hour Early Dismissal

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 7 – 9, 2019
Interim Reports
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

Month Days of Attendance
JULY 2018 0
AUGUST 2018 5
SEPTEMBER 2018 17
OCTOBER 2018 23
NOVEMBER 2018 18
DECEMBER 2018 15
JANUARY 2019 20
FEBRUARY 2019 19
MARCH 2019 21
APRIL 2019 19
MAY 2019 21
JUNE 2019 2

 

Total Number of Days Scheduled Teacher Attendance: 188

Month Days of Attendance
JULY 2018 0
AUGUST 2018 10
SEPTEMBER 2018 17
OCTOBER 2018 23
NOVEMBER 2018 19
DECEMBER 2018 15
JANUARY 2019 21
FEBRUARY 2019 19
MARCH 2019 21
APRIL 2019 19
MAY 2019 21
JUNE 2019 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, September 10, September 19, November 12, November 22, November 23, and December 24-31 in 2018, and January 1, January 21, February 18, April 18-22, May 14, and May 27 in 2019.2. The sessions for Kindergarten, elementary and secondary pupils (grades K 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 August 27, 2018.6. There shall be four (4) meeting free interview days and one (1) reorganization day for all kindergarten teachers prior to the first student day at the beginning of each school year. Also in the 2018-19 school year and 2019-2020 school year, kindergarten teachers may elect to work one (1) additional meeting free interview day to be scheduled prior to the first day of the teacher work year, subject to approval by his/her principal or designee, and for which they will receive their daily rate of pay.7. Students will not be in attendance on the following days: September 3, September 10, September 19, November 6, November 12, November 22, November 23, and December 24-31 in 2018, and January 1, January 18, January 21, February 18, April 18-22, May 14, and May 27 in 2019.8. Administrative Offices will be open Monday through Friday, with the exception of the following holidays and non-working days: July 4, September 3, September 10, September 19, November 12, November 22, November 23, December 25, and December 31 in 2018, and January 1, January 21, February 18, April 19, and May 27 in 2019.

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Calendar Updated: July, 2018