Academic Calendar Grid 2020-21

2020

Aug 26, 27 & 28 (Wed-Fri) New Professional Staff
Aug 31 & Sept 1 (Mon/Tues) All Professional Staff
September 2 (Wed) School Begins All Students
September 2 thru 11 Kindergarten Begins – Half Days
September 7 (Monday) Labor Day – No School
September 14 (Monday) Kindergarten – Full Days Start
September 28 (Monday) Yom Kippur – No School
October 12 (Monday) Columbus Day – No School
October 27 (Tuesday) Early Dismissal PreK-5 Parent Conf
November 3 (Tuesday) 2 Hour Delayed Start
November 11 (Wednesday) Veteran’s Day – No School
November 25 (Wednesday) Early dismissal all schools
November 26-27 (Thurs,Fri) Thanksgiving Recess – No School
November 30 (Monday) Professional Day – No School
December 24 – January 1 Year-end Vacation

2021

January 4 (Monday) School Reopens
January 18 (Monday) Martin Luther King Day-No School
February 15 – 19 February Vacation Week
April 2 (Friday) Good Friday – No School
April 6 (Tuesday) Early Dismissal PreK-5 Parent Conf
April 19 – 23 April Vacation Week
May 31 (Monday) Memorial Day – No School
June 4 (Friday) WHS Grad/Half Day WHS Only
June 24 (Thursday) Closing Day All Students (1/2 day-assumes 5 snow days)
June 25 (Friday) Closing Day-Teachers (assumes 5 snow days)

Please see PAWS Website for PAWS-Specific Start/Stop Dates

Graduation day is Friday, June 4. The final day of school will be adjusted depending on days lost due to inclement weather. (Teachers work 184 days; students attend 180 days.)

Early release:

  • Elementary students are dismissed on Wednesdays at 12 noon.
  • Middle School (11:19 am) and High School (11:29 am) early dismissal dates are: Oct.14, Nov. 4 and 25, Dec. 2, Jan. 6, Feb. 3, March 3, April 7, May 5.
  • June early dismissals are Middle School: June 2; High School: June 4.

The final day of school will be a half day. For elementary students there will only be one half day during the final week of school. If the last day of school is a Thursday or Friday, the preceding Wednesday for elementary students will be a full day.

Football First day of practice: Monday, TBD
Fall Athletics First day of practice: Thursday, TBD
Winter Athletics First day of practice: Monday, TBD
Spring Athletics First day of practice: Monday, TBD

Student Scheduled Days

  • September – 19
  • October – 21
  • November – 17
  • December – 17
  • January – 19
  • February – 15
  • March – 23
  • April – 16
  • May – 20
  • June – 18
  • TOTAL: 185

Approved by School Committee: December 3, 2019

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