Guide to the NYC School Calendar 2019–2020

Have a look at the NYC School Calendar 2019–2020 for info on closures, vacations and parent-teacher conferences

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Mom and Dad: Keep our guide to the NYC School Calendar 2019–2020 handy for quick access to everything you need to know. 

If you're scheduling fun after-school programs for the littles or thinking about a few family weekend getaways, you'll need to know what's happening in the classroom first. The calendar below keep you updated on days off, holidays and parent-teacher conferences. 

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*NYC School Calendar for 2018–2019*

Sept 5: First Day of School (partial school day for pre-k public school students)

Sept 12: Parent Teacher Conferences (elementary schools and k–8 schools) 

Sept 18: Parent Teacher Conferences (middle schools) 

Sept 26: Parent Teacher Conferences (high schools, k–12 and 6–12 schools) 

Sept 30–Oct 1: Rosh Hashanah SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED

Oct 9: Yom Kippur SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED 

Oct 14: Columbus Day SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED 

Nov 5: Election Day, students do not attend school 

Nov 6–7: Parent Teacher Conferences (middle schools, District 75 programs) 

Nov 11: Veterans Day SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED 

Nov 21–22: Parent Teacher Conferences (high schools, k–12 and 6–12 schools)

Nov 28–29: Thanksgiving Recess SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED 

Dec 23–Jan 1: Winter Recess SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED 

Jan 20: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED

Jan 27: January Clerical Day (high school and 6–12 school students do not attend, unless
enrolled in a District 75 program)

Feb 17–21: Midwinter Recess SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED

Mar 4–5: Parent Teacher Conferences (elementary schools and k–8 schools)

Mar 12–13: Parent Teacher Conferences (middle schools and District 75 programs) 

Mar 19–20: Parent Teacher Conferences (high schools, k–12 and 6–12 schools) 

Apr 9–17: Spring Recess SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED

May 7: Parent Teacher Conferences (elementary schools and k–8 schools) 

May 14: Parent Teacher Conferences (middle schools) 

May 21: Parent Teacher Conferences (high schools, k–12 and 6–12 schools) 

May 25: Memorial Day SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED

Jun 4: Anniversary Day/Chancellor’s Conference Day for Staff Development, students do not attend school 

Jun 9: June Clerical Day for Lower Grades, elementary school, middle school and District 75 students do not attend 

Jun 26: Last Day of School 

Check out the New York City Department of Education's school calendar or website for more information about the academic year. Don't forget to look at the Student Transportation Schedule, too. 

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