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2021-2022 School Year Calendar as a Grid

 APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION 11/18/21

2021

July 5

Independence Day Holiday – Schools and Offices Closed

July 20

Eid al-Adha* (starts at sunset 7/19)

August 24-26

Professional Duty Days for New Teachers

August 27, 30, 31
September 1-3, 7

Professional Duty Days for All Teachers

September 1

Professional Development

September 3

Student Orientation/Mock Virtual Class Day (all students)

September 6

Labor Day Holiday – Schools and Offices Closed

September 7-8

Rosh Hashanah* (starts at sunset 9/6)

September 8

First Day of School for All Students

September 16

Yom Kippur Holiday (starts at sunset 9/15) – Schools and Offices Closed

October 1

Professional Development – Schools Closed for Students

October 11

Native American Day & Parent-Teacher Conferences – Schools Closed for Students

October 15

Professional Development – Schools Closed for Students

November 4

Diwali*

November 16

End of First Quarter (45 days)

November 17

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

November 24-26

Thanksgiving Holidays – Schools and Offices Closed

December 23

Early Dismissal Day – 3-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students and All Staff

December 24-31

Winter Break & Christmas Holidays – Schools and Offices Closed

2022

January 17

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

January 21

Early Dismissal Day – 3-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students, 10- and 11-Month Employees

February 2

End of Second Quarter (45 days)

February 3

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

February 21

Presidents’ Day Holiday – Schools and Offices Closed

February 22

Parent-Teacher Conferences – Schools Closed for Students; 3-Hr. Early Dismissal for 10- and 11-Month Employees

March 4

Early Dismissal Day – 3-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students, 10- and 11-Month Employees

March 7

Professional Development – Schools Closed for Students

April 3

First Day of Ramadan (starts sunset of 4/2)

April 7

End of Third Quarter (45 days)

April 8

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

April 11-14

Spring Break – Schools Closed for Students and Teachers

April 15 & 18

Spring Break & Easter Holidays – Schools and Offices Closed

April 16-23

Passover (starts sunset of 4/15)

May 1

Last Day of Ramadan

May 3

Eid al-Fitr Holiday (starts at sunset 5/2) – Schools and Offices Closed

May 13

Early Dismissal Day – 3-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students, 10- and 11-Month Employees

May 30

Memorial Day Holiday – Schools and Offices Closed

June 22

2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students1

June 23

Last Day for Students1 and End of Fourth Quarter (45 days) – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students

June 24

Last Day for Teachers1


IMPORTANT CALENDAR NOTES - There are 180 student days and 192 teacher days (195 for new teachers). Last days for students and teachers are subject to change. 10- and 11-month employees can refer to Bulletin M-1-21 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 22 and the last day for teachers will be June 23; if one day is used, the last day for students will be June 21 and the last day for teachers will be June 22; if no days are used, the last day for students will be June 20 and the last day for teachers will be June 21. 

 

RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS - Major religious holidays are noted for planning purposes only. 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.