2020-2021 Alternative Traditional Calendar

Alternative Traditional Calendar

This single-track schedule provides students with more continuous learning with shorter, more frequent breaks spread throughout the school year.

  • Students return to school on Tuesday, July 21, 2020.
  • The end of the school year is Tuesday, May 25, 2021.
Alternative Traditional Year for School Year 2020-2021
DateDescription
July 14, 15, 16, 17, & 20, 2020 Student registration, professional development days and/or preparation days. No classes for students.
July 21, 2020 First day of school. First semester.
Sept. 7, 2020 Labor Day: schools and administrative offices closed
Oct. 8-9, 2020 Fall Break: schools closed
Oct. 19-30, 2020 Break: schools closed
Nov. 3, 2020 Election Day: schools closed
Nov. 11, 2020 Veterans Day: schools closed
Nov. 23-24, 2020 Elementary/Middle Parent-Teacher conferences. No classes for Elementary/Middle students.
Nov. 25-27, 2020 Thanksgiving Break: schools closed. Administrative offices TBD.
Dec. 21, 2020, to Jan. 1, 2021 Winter Break: schools closed. Administrative offices TBD.
Jan. 4, 2021 Professional development day for 184-day staff. No school for students or 183-day staff.
Jan. 5, 2021 First day of the second semester. Students return to school.
Jan. 15 & 18, 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Day: schools closed
Feb. 12 & 15, 2021 Break and President's Day: schools closed. Administration closed Feb. 15, 2021 only.
March 18-19, 2021 High School, Middle School, and Elementary School Conferences. No classes for students.
March 22-26, 2021 Spring Break: schools closed
March 29 – April 2, 2021 Break and Vernal Holiday: schools closed. Administration closed April 2, 2021 only.
May 25, 2021 Last day of school
May 26, 27, 28, & June 1, 2021 Weather make-up days, if necessary
May 31, 2021 Memorial Day: schools and administration closed

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