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Posted: May 20, 2019

2019-2020 School Calendars

Most students return Aug. 12. Seven elementary schools on the Alternative Calendar start on July 23. Eight schools on the Extended Year Calendar begin July 29.

Traditional Calendar for most APS Schools

2019-2020 Traditional Calendar
DateDescription
Aug. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 2019 Student registration, professional development days and preparation days. No classes for students.
Aug. 12, 2019 First day of school. First semester.
Sept. 2, 2019 Labor Day: schools and administrative offices closed
Oct. 10-11, 2019 Fall Break: schools closed
Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2019 Middle School Parent-Teacher Conferences. No classes for Middle School students.
Nov. 5, 2019 Election Day: schools closed
Nov. 11, 2019 Veterans Day: schools closed
Nov. 25-26, 2019 Elementary School Parent-Teacher conferences. No classes for Elementary School students.
Nov. 27-29, 2019 Thanksgiving Break: schools and administrative offices closed
Dec. 23, 2019 to Jan. 3, 2020 Winter Break: schools closed. Administrative offices closed from Dec. 23, 2019 to Jan. 1, 2020.
Jan. 6, 2020 Professional development day for 184-day staff. No school for students or 183-day staff.
Jan. 7, 2020 First day of second semester. Students return to school.
Jan. 20, 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Day: schools closed
Feb. 17, 2020 President's Day: schools and administration closed
March 12-13, 2020 High School, Middle School, and Elementary School Conferences. No classes for students.
March 30-April 3, 2020 Spring Break: schools closed
April 10, 2020 Vernal Holiday: schools and administration closed
May 11-16, 2020 High School Graduation Week
May 22, 2020 Last day of school
May 25, 2020 Memorial Day: schools and administration closed
May 26-28, 2020 Weather make-up days, if necessary

Alternative Calendar

The following schools are on an alternative school year calendar:

  • Cochiti
  • Duranes
  • Eugene Field
  • M.A. Binford
  • Mark Twain
  • Oñate
  • S.R. Marmon
2019-2020 Alternative Calendar
DateDescription
July 16, 17, 18, 19,  22, 2019 Student registration, professional development and preparation. No classes for students.
July 23, 2019 First day of school and first semester
Sept. 2, 2019 Labor Day: schools and administration closed
Oct. 10-11, 2019 Fall Break: schools closed
Oct. 24-25, 2019 Elementary School Parent-Teacher Conferences
No classes for Elementary School students
Oct. 28-Nov. 8, 2019 Intersession: schools closed
Nov. 11, 2019 Veterans Day: schools closed
Nov. 27-29, 2019 Thanksgiving Break: schools and administration closed
Dec. 23, 2019 to Jan. 3, 2020 Winter Break: schools closed; administrative offices closed Dec. 23, 2019 to Jan. 1, 2020
Jan. 6, 2020 Professional development day for 184-day staff. No school for students or 183-day staff.
Jan. 7, 2020 First day of Second Semester: students return from winter break
Jan. 20, 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Day: schools closed
Feb. 17, 2020 President's Day: schools and administration closed
March 12-13, 2020 High School, Middle School, and Elementary School Conferences. No classes for students.
March 23-April 3, 2020 Spring Break Intersession: schools closed
April 10, 2020 Vernal Holiday: schools and administration closed
May 11-16, 2020 High School Graduation Week
May 22, 2020 Last day of school
May 25, 2020 Memorial Day: schools and administration closed
May 26-28, 2020 Weather make-up days (if necessary)

Extended-Year Calendar

The following schools are on an extended school year calendar:

  • Hawthorne Elementary School
  • Kirtland Elementary School
  • Los Padillas Elementary School
  • Navajo Elementary School
  • Pajarito Elementary School
  • Whittier Elementary School
  • New Futures High School
  • School on Wheels High School
2019-2020 Extended-Year Calendar
DateDescription
July 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 2019 Student registration, professional development days and/or preparation days. No classes for students.
July 29, 2019 First day of school. First semester.
Sept. 2, 2019 Labor Day: schools and administrative offices closed
Oct. 10-11, 2019 Fall Break: schools closed
Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2019 Middle School Parent-Teacher Conferences. No classes for Middle School students.
Nov. 5, 2019 Election Day: schools closed
Nov. 11, 2019 Veterans Day: schools closed
Nov. 25-26, 2019 Elementary School Parent-Teacher conferences. No classes for Elementary School students.
Nov. 27-29, 2019 Thanksgiving Break: schools and administrative offices closed
Dec. 23, 2019 to Jan. 3, 2020 Winter Break: schools closed. Administrative offices closed from Dec. 23, 2019 to Jan. 1, 2020.
Jan. 6, 2020 Professional development day for 184-day staff. No school for students or 183-day staff.
Jan. 7, 2020 First day of second semester. Students return to school.
Jan. 20, 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Day: schools closed
Feb. 17, 2020 President's Day: schools and administration closed
March 12-13, 2020 High School, Middle School, and Elementary School Conferences. No classes for students.
March 30-April 3, 2020 Spring Break: schools closed
April 10, 2020 Vernal Holiday: schools and administration closed
May 11-16, 2020 High School Graduation Week
May 22, 2020 Last day of school
May 25, 2020 Memorial Day: schools and administration closed
May 26-28, 2020 Weather make-up days, if necessary