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School Calendars 2022-2023

School calendars for the 2022-2023 school year. Find important dates for both the traditional and extended calendars. The extended calendar has a different start and end date with varying breaks from the traditional calendar.

About the Traditional and Extended (ELTP) Calendars

Traditional Calendar

 Most APS schools will follow the traditional calendar in 2022-2023. Please note that College & Career High School follows the CNM Academic Calendar.

Traditional Calendar
First and Last Days of School

  • First Day of First Semester:
    • Teachers/Staff: Wed., Aug. 3, 2022
    • Students: Wed., Aug. 10, 2022
  • First Day of Second Semester:
    • Teachers/Staff: Wed., Jan. 4, 2023
    • Students: Thurs., Jan. 5, 2023
  • Last Day of School:
    Thursday, May 25, 2023

Extended (ELTP) Calendar

Twenty-nine elementary schools will follow the extended calendar in 2022-2023, adding 10 days to the school year. Find a list of schools that follow the extended calendar.

Extended Calendar
First and Last Days of School

  • First Day of First Semester:
    • Teachers/Staff: Thurs., July 28, 2022
    • Students: Thurs., Aug. 4, 2022
  • First Day of Second Semester:
    • Teachers/Staff: Tues., Jan. 3, 2023
    • Students: Wed., Jan. 4, 2023
  • Last Day of School:
    Thursday, June 1, 2023

A Comparison of Traditional and Extended Calendars

Many holidays and breaks are the same for schools on the traditional and extended calendars. However, school start and end dates, winter break, the Vernal Holiday, and make-up days are different between the two calendars.

First Semester Important Dates

Please note the following calendar differences during the first semester:

  • Start Dates and Winter Break: The traditional and extended calendars have different dates.
  • Fall Break: Traditional-calendar schools are closed on Oct. 6 and Oct. 7. Extended-calendar schools are closed on Oct. 7 only.
  • Election Day: Traditional-calendar schools are closed. Extended-calendar schools are open.
Table 1: Traditional Calendar Important Dates
Important DateDescription
Wed., Aug. 3, 2022, First Day for Teachers/Staff  First day of school for teachers and school staff
Wed., Aug. 10
First Day for Students
First day of school
for students
Sept. 5
Labor Day
All schools and offices closed
Thurs., Oct. 6
Fall Break
Important!
Traditional-calendar
schools closed
Fri., Oct. 7
Fall Break
All schools closed
Oct. 10
Indigenous
Peoples' Day
All schools and offices closed
Nov. 8
Election Day
Important!
Traditional-calendar schools 
closed
Nov. 11
Veterans Day
All schools and offices closed
Nov. 21 to 22
Parent/Teacher Conferences
No classes for
students 
Nov. 23 to 25
Thanksgiving Break
All schools closed, offices closed
Nov. 24-25
Wed., Dec. 21 to Tues., Jan. 3, 2023 Winter Break Schools closed
Table 2: Extended Calendar
Important Dates
Important DateDescription
Thur., July 28, 2022, First Day for Teachers/Staff  First day of school
for teachers and school staff
Thurs., Aug. 4
First Day for Students
First day of school
for students
Sept. 5
Labor Day
All schools and offices closed
Thurs., Oct. 6

Important!
Extended-calendar 
schools open
Fri., Oct. 7
Fall Break
All schools closed
Oct. 10
Indigenous
Peoples' Day
All schools are offices closed
Nov. 8
Election Day
Important!
Extended-calendar schools open
Nov. 11
Veterans Day
All schools and
offices closed
Nov. 21 to 22
Parent/Teacher
Conferences
No classes for 
students 
Nov. 23 to 25
Thanksgiving Break
All schools closed, offices closed
Nov. 24-25
Mon., Dec. 19 to
Mon., Jan. 2, 2023
Winter Break
Schools closed

Second Semester Important Dates

Please note the following calendar differences during the second semester:

  • Start, End, and Make-up Dates: The traditional and extended calendars have different dates.
  • Vernal Holiday: Traditional-calendar schools are closed on April 7 and April 10. Extended-calendar schools are closed on April 7 only.
Table 3: Traditional Calendar Important Dates.
Important DateDescription
Wed., Jan. 4, 2023, Teacher Training Day Teachers and some school staff return from winter break, no school for students
Thurs., Jan. 5, 2023, First Day
of Second Semester 
Students return from winter break
Jan. 16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
All schools and offices closed
Feb. 20
Presidents Day
All schools and offices closed
March 16 to 17
Parent/Teacher Conferences
No classes for elementary and middle school students
March 20 to 24
Spring Break
All schools closed
Fri., April 7
Vernal Holiday
Schools and offices closed
Mon., April 10

Important!
Traditional-calendar schools closed
May 15-20
Graduation Week
Congratulations
Class of 2023!
Thurs., May 25
Last Day of School
Last day of school for traditional-calendar schools
May 29
Memorial Day
All schools and
offices closed
May 26, 30, 31
Make-up Days
Weather make-up days, as needed
Table 4: Extended Calendar Important Dates
Important DateDescription
Tues., Jan. 3, 2023, Teacher Training Day Teachers and some school staff return from winter break, no school for students
Wed., Jan. 4, 2023, First Day
of Second Semester
Students return from winter break
Jan. 16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
All schools and offices closed
Feb. 20
Presidents Day
All schools and offices closed
March 16 to 17
Parent/Teacher Conferences
No classes for elementary and middle school students
March 20 to 24
Spring Break
All schools closed
Fri., April 7 
Vernal Holiday
Schools and offices closed
Mon., April 10 Important!
Extended-calendar schools open
May 15-20
Graduation Week
Congratulations
Class of 2023!
May 29
Memorial Day
All schools and
offices closed
Thurs., June 1
Last Day of School
Last day of school for extended-calendar schools 
June 2, 5, 6
Make-up Days
Weather make-up days, as needed

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