Guide to the NYC School Calendar

Consider us your handy guide to the NYC School Calendar for the 2017–2018 school year. See the full details here!

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Parents, consider us your guide to the NYC School Calendar for the 2017–2018 school year in New York City. Below, you'll find helpful information about holidays, vacation days and other days off throughout the season. Be sure to explore our favorite outdoor activities for kids, our top 101 things to do with kids in NYC and the best free activities for kids in the area to make the most of your weekends!

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NYC School Calendar for 2017–2018

Welcome to the school year! School sessions begin for students on Thursday, September 7, 2017 and ends on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

Monday, Aug 28: Assistant Principals and schoolbased intermediate supervisors not designated to work an increased work year report.

Monday, Sept 4: Schools are closed for Labor Day.

Tuesday, Sept 5: Teachers report (students are not in attendance).

Wednesday, Sept 6: Chancellor’s Conference Day for staff development (students are not in attendance).

Thursday, Sept 7: School year begins for all students. Non-District 75 kindergartners have early dismissal. Partial school day for pre-kindergarten public school students.

Friday, Sept 8: First full day for non-District 75 kindergarten students. Partial school day for pre-kindergarten public school students.

Wednesday, Sept 13: Parent-teacher conferences for elementary school. 

Thursday, Friday September 21, 22: School is CLOSED for Rosh Hashanah. 

Tuesday, September 26: Parent-teacher conferences for middle school.

Thursday, September 28: Parent-teacher conferences for high school.

Monday, October 9: School is CLOSED for Columbus Day.

Tuesday, November 7: Election Day. Chancellor’s Conference Day for staff
development. Students will not be in attendance.

Thursday, Friday November 9, 10: High School: Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences Nov 9. Afternoon Parent-Teacher Conferences Nov 10; early dismissal for high school students.

Monday, Tuesday November 13, 14: District 75 Schools: Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences Nov 13. Afternoon Parent-Teacher Conferences Nov 14; early dismissal for D75 students.

Wednesday, Thursday November 15, 16: Elementary School: Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences Nov 15. Afternoon Parent-Teacher Conferences Nov 16; early dismissal for elementary school students.

Thursday, Friday November 23, 24: School is CLOSED for Thanksgiving Recess.

Wednesday, Thursday November 29, 30: Middle School: Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences. Nov 29. Afternoon Parent-Teacher Conferences Nov 30;
early dismissal for middle school students.

December 25–January 1: School is CLOSED for Winter Recess.

Monday, January 15: School is CLOSED for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 

Friday, January 26: Fall Term ends for high school students. Scoring Day in high schools. Non-D75 high school students will not be in attendance. All other students will be in attendance.

Monday, January 29: Chancellor’s Conference Day for staff development in high
schools. Non-D75 high school students will not be in attendance. All other students will be in attendance. 

Tuesday, January 30: Spring term begins for high school students

February 16–23: School is CLOSED for Lunar New Year, Midwinter Recess, Washington’s Birthday and Lincoln’s Birthday.

Tuesday, Wednesday March 6, 7: Middle School: Afternoon Parent-Teacher Conferences March 6; early dismissal for middle school students. Evening Parent Teacher Conferences March 7.

Thursday, Friday March 8, 9: High School: Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences March 8.
Afternoon Parent-Teacher Conferences March 9; early dismissal for high school students.

Monday, Tuesday March 12, 13: District 75 Schools: Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences
March 12. Afternoon Parent-Teacher Conferences March 13; early dismissal for D75 students.

Wednesday, Thursday March 14, 15: Elementary School: Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences March 14. Afternoon Parent-Teacher Conferences March 15; early dismissal for elementary school students.

March 30–April 6: School is CLOSED for Spring Recess, Good Friday and Passover.

Thursday, May 3: High School: Parent-Teacher Conferences

Wednesday, May 9: Middle School: Parent-Teacher Conferences

Wednesday, May 23: Elementary School: Parent-Teacher Conferences

Monday, May 28: School is CLOSED for Memorial Day.

Thursday, June 7: Anniversary Day. Chancellor’s Conference Day for staff development. Students will not be in attendance.

Monday, June 11: June Clerical Day for students in elementary school, middle
school and D75 school programs. These students will not be in attendance.

Friday, June 15: School is CLOSED for Eid al-Fitr.

Friday, June 22: Regents Rating Day. In non-District 75 high schools, students
will not be in attendance. All other students will be in
attendance.

Tuesday, June 26: Last Day For All Students. Last day for all Classroom Teachers, Bilingual Teachers in School and Community Relations, Attendance Teachers, Nurses, Therapists, Laboratory Specialists and Technicians, and Paraprofessionals.

Wednesday, Thursday June 27, 28: All other staff report except Classroom Teachers, Bilingual Teachers in School and Community Relations, Attendance Teachers, Nurses, Therapists, Laboratory Specialists and Technicians, and Paraprofessionals. 

More questions? Visit NYC Department of Education's School Calendar PDF. Questions about transportation to and from school? Visit NYC Department of Education's transportation guide.

Comments

1 comments
Bruno A

I would add it to my site that students would know their schedule. Thanks a lot!