• 2017-2018 School Year Calendar as a Grid

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    July 4

    Tuesday

    Holiday* – Independence Day ­ Schools and Offices Closed

    August 21-23

    Monday - Wednesday

    Professional Duty Days for New Teachers

    August 28-31

    Monday - Thursday

    Professional Duty Days for All Teachers

    August 30

    Wednesday

    Professional Development

    August 31

    Thursday

    Systemic Orientation Day for Pre-K and Kindergarten Students

    September 1

    Friday

    Professional Duty Day for All Teachers

    September 1

    Friday

    Eid al-Adha**

    September 4

    Monday

    Holiday* – Labor Day – Schools and Offices Closed

    September 5

    Tuesday

    Systemic Orientation Day – New Gr. 6&7 Middle-Schoolers & New 9th-Graders

    September 6

    Wednesday

    First Day of School for All Students

    September 21

    Thursday

    Rosh Hashanah**

    September 29

    Friday

    Professional Development – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students

    September 30

    Saturday

    Yom Kippur**

    October 19

    Thursday

    Diwali**

    October 20

    Friday

    Prof. Development – Schools Closed for Students***

    October 30

    Monday

    Professional Development – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students

    November 3

    Friday

    Professional Development – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students

    November 9

    Thursday

    End of First Quarter (46 days)

    November 10

    Friday

    Veterans Day (Observed) & Parent-Teacher Conferences – Schools Closed for Students***

    November 13

    Monday

    Professional Day for Teachers – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students

    November 22-24

    Wednesday - Friday

    Holidays* – Thanksgiving – Schools and Offices Closed

    December 8

    Friday

    Professional Development – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students

    December 25-29

    Monday - Friday

    Winter Break* & Christmas Holiday – Schools and Offices Closed

    January 1

    Monday

    Winter Break* – New Year’s Holiday – Schools and Offices Closed

    January 15

    Monday

    Holiday* – Martin L. King, Jr. Day – Schools and Offices Closed

    January 25

    Thursday

    End of Second Quarter (44 days)

    January 26

    Friday

    Professional Day for Teachers – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students

    February 9

    Friday

    Professional Development – Schools Closed for Students***

    February 19

    Monday

    Holiday* – Presidents’ Day – Schools and Offices Closed (will be a student day if three inclement weather days are used)

    March 28

    Wednesday

    End of Third Quarter (42 days)

    March 29

    Thursday

    Professional Day for Teachers – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students

    March 30 & April 2

    Friday & Monday

    Holidays* – Easter – Schools and Offices Closed

    March 31-April 6

    Saturday - Friday

    Passover**

    April 3-6

    Tuesday - Friday

    Spring Break – Schools Closed for Students and Teachers*** (April 6 will be a student day if four inclement weather days are used; April 5 will be a student day if five inclement weather days are used)

    May 16

    Wednesday

    First Day of Ramadan

    May 28

    Monday

    Holiday* – Memorial Day – Schools and Offices Closed

    June 12

    Tuesday

    2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students (Subject to change due to inclement weather: may become a full day for students if the last day changes; the 2-hour early dismissal will occur the day before the last day for students)

    June 13

    Wednesday

    Last Day for Students – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal – End of Fourth Quarter (48 days) (Subject to change due to inclement weather; the 2-hour early dismissal will occur on the last day for students)***

    June 14

    Thursday

    Inclement Weather Make-Up Day – Last day for students if one inclement weather day is used

    June 14

    Thursday

    Last Day of Ramadan

    June 15

    Friday

    Inclement Weather Make-Up Day – Last day for students if two inclement weather days are used

    June 15

    Friday

    Eid al-Fitr**

    June 18

    Monday

    Last Day for Teachers (Subject to change due to inclement weather)***

    June 26

    Tuesday

    Holiday* – Primary Election Day – Schools and Offices Closed

     

    180 student days • 192 teacher days • 195 days for new teachers

    *All schools and offices closed
    **Except for Diwali, holiday begins at sunset of the preceding day. PGCPS prohibits scheduling of any meetings or activities during or after the regular school day (exceptions for state or regional events, and Parent-Teacher Conferences, which are scheduled annually on the federal holiday to support parent attendance).
     

    ***10- and 11-month employees should refer to Bulletin M-1-18: Scheduled Workdays and Allocation for Supporting Personnel and 11-Month Professional Personnel for the 2017-2018 School Year (Released in July 2017) for clarification on workdays.