Calendar

Holidays and Key Dates

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Always check with your school for additional important dates and events.

See the grid view of school holidays and key dates.

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September 2016
September 8 First day of school. Early dismissal for kindergarten. Partial day for pre-k
September 9 First full day for kindergarten. Partial day for pre-k
September 12 Eid al-Adha: schools closed

October
October 3-4 Rosh Hashanah: schools closed
October 10 Columbus Day observed: schools closed
October 12 Yom Kippur: schools closed

November
November 8 Election Day: students do not attend school
November 11 Veterans Day: schools closed
November 24-25 Thanksgiving recess: schools closed

December
December 26-30 Winter recess: schools closed

January 2017
January 2 Winter recess cont'd.
January 3 School resumes
January 16 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: schools closed
January 30 Chancellor's Conference Day: high school students do not attend
January 31 Spring term begins for high school students

February
February 20-24 Midwinter recess: schools closed

April
April 10-18 Spring recess: schools closed

May
May 29 Memorial Day: schools closed

June
June 8 Anniversary Day: students do not attend
June 12 Clerical day: elementary & middle school students do not attend
June 23 Regents rating day: high school students do not attend 
June 26 Eid al-Fitr: schools closed
June 28 Last day of school for all students


District 75

Students in District 75 (D75) schools follow the same calendar as above with the following exceptions:

  • September 9 is a full day for all D75 students, including kindergarten students 
  • January 30: High school students in D75 schools do attend
  • June 12: Students in D75 schools do not attend school
  • June 23: High school students in D75 schools do attend


Send to your Phone

Send school holidays and key dates to your personal calendar on your phone or computer.

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Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conference dates are citywide however, some schools may hold their conferences on alternative dates. In addition to the dates below, most schools will hold an evening conference for families in September and May. Please check with your school for specific schedules.

Fall 2016
October 26-27   Middle school
November 2-3 Elementary school
November 15-16 District 75 school programs
November 17-18 High school

Spring 2017
March 6-7  District 75 school programs
March 8-9  Elementary school
March 15 -16  Middle school
March 23 -24  High school


Test Dates

Check with your school about test dates for your child and what Regents days your high school may not hold classes. Get information about all the tests administered in New York City schools.

January 24-27
June 13-22
 New York State Regents and RCT Exams
March 27-31  New York State English Language Arts Exams 
May 1-5  New York State Mathematics Exams


Summer School

Get summer school information and schedules on the Summer in the City page.


Archives

If you have questions about the calendars or need additional information, please e-mail calendars@schools.nyc.gov.

View the calendar with disclosures and legal notices.

Read the Emergency School Closing Procedures.

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