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School Calendars 2021-2022

Which calendar does my school follow?

Traditional Calendar

 Almost all APS schools will follow the traditional calendar in 2021-2022. Please note that College and Career High School follows the CNM Academic Calendar.

First Day of School

  • Teacher and School Staff: Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021
  • Students: Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021

Extended Calendar

The following 20 elementary schools follow the Extended Calendar: Armijo, Atrisco, Barcelona, Bellehaven, Bel-Air, Carlos Rey, Edward Gonzales, Emerson, Helen Cordero, Hawthorne, Kirtland, Kit Carson, Lavaland, Los Padillas, Lowell, Mountain View, Navajo, Pajarito, Tomasita, and Whittier.

First Day of School

  • Teacher and School Staff: Wednesday, July 28, 2021
  • Students: Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021

Extended School Days

The following schools are not only extending the school year but also the school day:

  • School day is 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Atrisco, Bel-Air, Bellehaven, Emerson, Hawthorne, Kirtland, Los Padillas, and Lowell.
  • School day is 8:50 a.m. to 4:20 p.m.:  Lavaland, Pajarito, Whittier 

School Year 2021-2022 At-A-Glance

Traditional and Extended Year: Monthly View

Calendar import (.ics) Google Calendar

Traditional and Extended Year Calendars: Important Dates

First semester holidays, breaks, and conferences
Labor Day Monday, Sept. 6, 2021 Schools and Admin
offices closed.
Fall Break Thursday, Oct. 7 and
Friday, Oct. 8, 2021
Schools closed.
Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021 Schools closed.
Veterans Day Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 Schools closed.
Parent / Teacher Conferences Monday, Nov. 22 and
Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021
No classes
for students.
Thanksgiving Break Wednesday, Nov. 24 -
Friday, Nov. 26, 2021
Schools closed.
Thanksgiving Break Thursday, Nov. 25 and
Friday, Nov. 26, 2021
Admin offices
Winter Break Dec. 20 - Dec. 31, 2021 Schools closed.
Winter Break Dec. 22 - Dec. 31, 2021 Admin
offices closed.

Second semester holidays, breaks, and conferences
First Day of
Second Semester

  • Teacher Training: 
    Monday, January 3, 2022
  • Students: 
    Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Schools on Traditional
and Extended Year
Calendars open. 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, Jan. 17, 2022 Schools and Admin
offices closed.
President's Day Monday, Feb. 21, 2022 Schools and Admin
Elementary & Middle
School Parent /
Teacher Conferences
Thursday, March 17 and
Friday, March 18, 2022
No classes for
Elementary and
Middle school
Spring Break Monday, March 21 through
Friday, March 25, 2022
Schools closed.
Vernal Holiday Friday, April 15 and
Monday, April 18, 2022
Schools closed. 
Admin offices
closed on April 15.
Graduation Week May 9 to 14, 2022 Congratulations
APS Grads!
Last day of school
  • Traditional Calendar:
    Wednesday, May 25, 2022
  • Extended Year Calendar:
    Thursday, June 2, 2022
Memorial Day Monday, May 30, 2022 Schools and Admin

Contact the APS Communications Office by phone at 505-881-8421 or by to request the calendars in alternative formats.