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Today's event:
Middle School - AFTERNOON Parent-Teacher Conferences
10/27/2016 EARLY DISMISSAL for students in middle school.

*Schools may hold their Parent Teacher Conferences on non-citywide dates. Contact the individual school to confirm dates.


2015-16 School Year Calendars

School Year Calendar   <-- Click here for a printer-friendly version. updated 9.2.15
Click here to view the detailed official 2015-16 school year calendar. updated 9.2.15
Translations available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu
  • First day of school: September 9, 2015
  • Thanksgiving Recess begins: November 26, 2015
  • Winter Recess: December 24, 2015 - January 1, 2016
  • Mid-winter Recess: February 15 - February 19, 2016
  • Spring Recess: April 25 - April 29, 2016
  • Last day of school: June 28, 2016

2016 Summer School Calendar
The 2016 summer school calendar is now available. For more information including key dates regarding NYC DOE's summer school program please visit our Summer School Website.

Parent-Teacher Conference Dates updated 3.10.15
Translations available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu
This memorandum includes the schedule of citywide Parent-Teacher Conferences for the 2015-16 school year. Additionally, you can find information about Open-School Week, and the guidelines around the Chancellor's initiative to promote family engagement.

  September* November March May*
  Evening  Evening  Afternoon Evening  Afternoon Evening 
Elementary School Sep 17 Nov 4 Nov 5 Mar 2 Mar 3 May 12
Middle School Sep 16 Nov 18 Nov 17 Mar 16 Mar 17 May 11
High School Sep 30 Nov 19 Nov 20 Mar 10 Mar 11 May 10
D75 School Programs   Nov 9 Nov 10 Mar 7 Mar 8  
*Multi-session schools and District 75 School Programs are exempt from these additional conferences. Schools will notify families accordingly if they are holding these events at their site.

The September conference may also be used for an alternative event: Curriculum Night, Meet the Staff Night, Common Core, or other training for parents.

Citywide & Statewide Assessments updated 11.18.15
Translations available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu
For more information, please visit the Office of State Assessment at the New York State Education Department website.
NY State Regents: January 26 - January 29, 2016
NY State English Language Arts (ELA) grades 3-8: April 5 - April 7, 2016
NY State Mathematics grades 3-8: April 13 - April 15, 2016
NY State Regents: June 1, 2016; June 14 - 22, 2016

June Clerical Day updated 6.23.15
This memorandum provides information on the citywide June Clerical Non-Attendance Day scheduled for June 14, 2016. Students in elementary and intermediate/junior high schools, as well as D75 schools, do not attend school on this day.

Student Attendance Calendar updated 9.21.15
This calendar references student attendance days, at each grade level.

Religious Released Time Program
The Religious Released Time memo is designed to inform Principals of which Wednesdays not to release students one hour early for private, offsite instruction, as per Chancellor's Regulation A-630, Section I (A) (3).

Central Calendar updated 6.23.15
The central calendar provides information on when the Department of Education's central headquarter offices will be closed.

Calendars for the 2016-17 School Year
are now available.