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Posted November 24, 2014

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2015-2016 APS Calendar

The traditional and alternative calendars for next school year were approved by the Board of Education at its meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 19.

2015-2016 School Calendar

Aug. 7 First day back for teachers, school staff
Aug. 13

First day of school

Sept. 7 Labor Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
Oct. 8-9 Fall break (schools closed)
Nov. 11 Veterans Day (schools closed)
Nov. 25-27 Thanksgiving break (schools closed; administrative offices closed Nov. 26-27)

Dec. 21-Jan. 1

Winter break (schools closed; administrative offices closed Dec. 24-Jan. 1)

Jan. 4

Professional Development Day (no school for students)
Jan. 5
First day of second semester
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed)
Feb. 15 Presidents Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
Feb. 16 Professional Development Day (no school for students)
March 25 Vernal Holiday (schools and administrative offices closed)
March 28-April 1 Spring break (schools closed)
May 25 Last day of school
May 26-29

Weather make-up days (if needed)

May 30

Memorial Day (schools and administrative offices closed)

May 31-June 1 Weather make-up days (if needed)

2015-2016 Alternative Calendar

July 17 First day back for teachers, school staff
July 23

First day of school

Sept. 7 Labor Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
Oct. 8-9 Fall break (schools closed)
Oct. 21 -Nov. 3 Intersession
Nov. 11 Veterans Day (schools closed)
Nov. 25-27 Thanksgiving break (schools closed, administrative offices closed Nov. 26-27)

Dec. 21-Jan. 1

Winter break (schools closed)
Jan. 4

Professional Development Day (no school for students)

Jan. 5

First day of second semester

Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed)
Feb. 15 Presidents' Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
Feb. 16 Professional Development Day (no school for students)
March 25 Vernal Holiday (schools and administrative offices closed)
March 28-April 8 Intersession
May 25 Last day of school
May 26-29

Weather make-up days (if needed)

May 30

Memorial Day (schools and administrative offices closed)

May 31-June 1 Weather make-up days (if needed)
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