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2012-13 School Calendars

The calendar of holidays, breaks, and important school dates for traditional schools and schools on an alternative schedule.

2012-13 School Calendar

2012-13 Alternative Calendar

2012-2013 Grading Periods

2012-2013 School Calendar

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

First day of school

Sept. 3 Labor Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
Oct. 12 Fall break (schools closed)
Nov. 6 Election Day (schools closed)
Nov. 21-23 Thanksgiving break (schools closed; administrative offices closed Nov. 22-23)

Dec. 24-Jan. 4

Winter break (schools closed; administrative offices closed Dec. 24-Jan. 1)
Jan. 7

Teacher work day (no classes for students)

Jan. 8 First day of second semester
Jan. 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed)
Feb. 18 Presidents Day
March 11-15 Spring break (schools closed)
March 29 Vernal Holiday (schools and administrative offices closed)
May 22 Last day of school
May 23-24 Weather make-up days (if needed)
May 27

Memorial Day (schools and administrative offices closed)

May 28-29 Weather make-up days (if needed)

2012-2013 Alternative Calendar

Eight APS elementary schools have an alternative calendar with an earlier start to the school year and fall and spring intersessions.

Schools on the Alternative Calendar

July 17 First day back for teachers, school staff (no classes for students)
July 23

First day of school

Sept. 3 Labor Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
Oct. 12 Fall break (schools closed)
Oct. 24 -Nov. 6
Fall intersession
Nov. 8
Classes resume
Nov. 21-23 Thanksgiving break (schools closed, administrative offices closed Nov. 22-23)

Dec. 24 -Jan. 4

Winter break (schools closed)
Jan. 7

Teacher work day (no classes for students)

Jan. 8 First day of second semester
Jan. 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed)
Feb. 18 Presidents' Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
March 4-15 Intersession
March 18 Classes resume
March 29 Vernal Holiday (schools and administrative offices closed)
May 22 Last day of school
May 23-24 Weather make-up days
May 27

Memorial Day (schools and administrative offices closed)

May 28-29 Weather make-up days (if necessary)

2012-2013 Grading Periods

October 15 End of 1st 9 Weeks
November 7
End of 2nd 6 Weeks
End of 1st Trimester
December 21

End of 3rd 6 Weeks
End of 2nd 9 Weeks

February 20
End of 4th 6 Weeks
End of 2nd Trimester
March 20 End of 3rd 9 Weeks
April 11 End of 5th 6 Weeks
May 22 End of 6th 6 Weeks
End of 4th 9 Weeks
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