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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 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

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, 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

Last modified: July 24, 2017