Academic Calendars for 2017-18 Approved by School Board

The School Board approved the academic calendars for the 2017-18 school year at their December 15 meeting. Items to note include:

  • 183 instructional days for students; 196 contract days for teachers
  • The first day of school for students is September 5 for the traditional calendar and August 3 for modified calendar
  • June 20 is last day for students on both calendars
  • The first 3 snow days will not be made up; 3 additional days, if needed, are identified in the calendars
  • Snow make-up days are not scheduled on professional development days
  • Wednesday before Thanksgiving remains a holiday¬†
  • Winter break is eight days
  • An early release day for high school was added on October 11 for SAT administration
  • A professional development day has been added
  • Designated division-wide and school-based professional development days have been added

You can view the approved academic calendars and all calendars on the ACPS website.

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