• 2018-19 School Year Calendar as a Grid


    July 4

    Wednesday

    Holiday – Independence Day ­– Schools and Offices Closed

    August 20-22

    Monday - Wednesday

    Professional Duty Days for New Teachers

    August 21

    Tuesday

    Eid al-Adha*

    August 23 & 24;
    27-31

    Thursday & Friday; Monday - Friday

    Professional Duty Days for All Teachers

    August 29

    Wednesday

    Professional Development

    August 30

    Thursday

    Systemic Orientation Day for Pre-K and Kindergarten Students

    August 31

    Friday

    Systemic Orientation Day – New Gr. 6&7 Middle-Schoolers & New 9th-Graders

    September 3

    Monday

    Holiday – Labor Day – Schools and Offices Closed

    September 4

    Tuesday

    First Day of School for All Students

    September 10

    Monday

    Rosh Hashanah*

    September 19

    Wednesday

    Yom Kippur*

    September 28

    Friday

    Professional Development – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students

    November 2

    Friday

    End of First Quarter (44 days)

    November 5

    Monday

    Professional Day for Teachers – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students

    November 6

    Tuesday

    Holiday – Election Day – Schools and Offices Closed

    November 7

    Wednesday

    Diwali*

    November 12

    Monday

    Veterans Day (Observed) & Parent-Teacher Conferences – Schools Closed for Students

    November 21-23

    Wednesday - Friday

    Holidays – Thanksgiving – Schools and Offices Closed

    December 7

    Friday

    Professional Development – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students

    December 24-31

    Monday - Monday

    Winter Break & Christmas Holiday – Schools and Offices Closed

    January 1

    Tuesday

    Winter Break – New Year’s Holiday – Schools and Offices Closed

    January 21

    Monday

    Holiday – Martin L. King, Jr. Day – Schools and Offices Closed

    January 25

    Friday

    End of Second Quarter (47 days)

    January 28

    Monday

    Professional Day for Teachers – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students

    February 18

    Monday

    Holiday – Presidents’ Day – Schools and Offices Closed

    March 28

    Thursday

    End of Third Quarter (43 days)

    March 29

    Friday

    Professional Day for Teachers – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students

    April 15-18

    Monday - Thursday

    Spring Break – Schools Closed for Students and Teachers1

    April 19 & 22

    Friday & Monday

    Holidays – Easter – Schools and Offices Closed

    April 20-27

    Saturday - Saturday

    Passover

    May 6

    Monday

    First Day of Ramadan

    May 27

    Monday

    Holiday – Memorial Day – Schools and Offices Closed

    June 4

    Tuesday

    Last Day of Ramadan; Eid al-Fitr*

    June 13

    Thursday

    2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students1

    June 14

    Friday

    Last Day for Students – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal – End of Fourth Quarter
    (46 days)1

    June 20

    Thursday

    Last Day for Teachers1


    IMPORTANT CALENDAR NOTES

    There are 180 student days and 192 teacher days (195 for new teachers).

    Jewish and Muslim holidays begin the day before at sunset. To avoid excluding students, families and staff from important meetings or activities, PGCPS prohibits scheduling these events on major holidays noted with an asterisk (*) on this calendar. This restriction does not apply to state or regional events.

    Last days for students and teachers are subject to change.

    10- and 11-month employees can refer to Bulletin M-1-19 for clarification on workdays.

    1INCLEMENT WEATHER MAKE-UP DAYS – Three inclement weather make-up days are built into the school calendar. If two days are used, the last day for students will be June 13 and the last day for teachers will be June 19; if one day is used, the last day for students will be June 12 and the last day for teachers will be June 18; if no days are used, the last day for students will be June 11 and the last day for teachers will be June 17.