Alternative Calendars

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

This single-track schedule provides students with more continuous learning with shorter, more frequent breaks spread throughout the school year. The following schools are on an alternative calendar: Cochiti, Duranes, Eugene Field, M.A. Binford, Mark Twain, Navajo, Oñate, S.R. Marmon.

Alternative Calendar At-A-Glance

School Year: July 2018 to May 2019
DateDescription
July 16, 2018 First day back for teachers, school staff
July 23, 2018 
First day of school
Sept. 3, 2018 Labor Day: schools and administrative offices closed
Oct. 11-12, 2018 Fall break: administrative offices open
Oct. 25-26, 2018 Parent Teacher Conferences
Oct. 29-Nov. 9, 2018 Intersession: alternative schools closed
Nov. 21-23, 2018 Thanksgiving break: schools closed, administrative offices closed Nov. 22-23
Dec. 21, 2018-Jan. 4, 2019 Winter break: schools closed, administrative offices closed from Dec. 24, 2018 to Jan. 1, 2019
Jan. 4, 2019 Professional development day for school staff. No school for students.
Jan. 7, 2019 First day of Second Semester
Jan. 21, 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Day: schools closed, administrative offices open.
Feb. 18, 2019 Presidents Day: schools and administrative offices closed
Feb. 21-22, 2019 Parent Teacher Conferences
March 11-15, 2019 Spring break: administrative offices open
March 18-22, 2019 Intersession: alternative schools closed
April 19, 2019 Vernal Holiday: schools and administrative offices closed
May 13-18, 2019 Graduation Week
May 22, 2019 Last day of school
May 23-24, 2019 Weather make-up day, if necessary
May 27, 2019 Memorial Day: schools and administrative offices closed
School Year: July 2019 to May 2020
DateDescription
July 16, 17, 18, 19,  22, 2019 Student registration, professional development days and/or preparation days. 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)

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