NYC School Calendar

2018-2019 Holidays and Key Dates

Always check with your school for additional important dates and events.

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2018

  • Sept 5 - First Day of School
  • Sept 6 - First Full Day for Non-District 75 Kindergarten Students
  • Sept 10–11 - Rosh Hashanah (schools closed)
  • Sept 17 - Elementary School: Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences*
  • Sept 19 - Yom Kippur (schools closed)
  • Sept 20 - Middle School: Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences*
  • Sept 26 - High School: Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences*
  • Oct 8 - Columbus Day Observed (schools closed)
  • Nov 6 - Election Day Students do not attend school
  • Nov 12 - Veterans Day Observed (schools closed)
  • Nov 14–15 - Elementary School: Parent-Teacher Conferences*
  • Nov 19–20 - District 75 School Programs: Parent-Teacher Conferences*
  • Nov 22–23 - Thanksgiving Recess (schools closed)
  • Nov 27–28 - Middle School: Parent-Teacher Conferences*
  • Nov 29–30 - High School: Parent-Teacher Conferences*
  • Dec 24–Jan 1 - Winter Recess (schools closed)

2019

  • Jan 2 - School Resumes
  • Jan 21 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed)

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Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conference dates are citywide however, some schools may hold their conferences on alternative dates. In addition to the dates below, most schools will hold an evening conference for families in September and May. Please check with your school for specific schedules.

Fall 2017

  • November 9-10 - High school
  • November 13-14 - District 75 school programs
  • November 15-16 - Elementary school
  • November 29-30 - Middle school

Spring 2018

  • March 6-7 - Middle school
  • March 8-9 - High school
  • March 12-13 - District 75 school programs
  • March 14-15 - Elementary school

Test Dates

Check with your school about test dates for your child and what Regents days your high school may not hold classes. Get information about all the tests administered in New York City schools.

  • January 22-25 / June 12-21 - New York State Regents and RCT Exams
  • March 21 - SAT exam
  • April 11-13 - New York State English Language Arts Exams
  • May 1-3 - New York State Mathematics Exams