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Here Is the 2017-2018 Calendar for NYC's Public Schools

By Tatyana Bellamy-Walker | August 5, 2016 2:21pm | Updated on July 31, 2017 2:20pm
 The city's Department of Education 2017-2018 academic calendar is now available to parents and students.
The city's Department of Education 2017-2018 academic calendar is now available to parents and students.
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NEW YORK CITY — The city's Department of Education 2017-2018 academic calendar will help keep parents and students on track about upcoming holidays and school closures.

Bookmark this calendar and keep it on hand for the school year, parents — (and co-workers.)

Sept. 5 — Teachers report to school. Students will not be in attendance.

Sept. 6 — Chancellor's Conference Day for staff development. Students will not be in attendance.

Sept. 7 — First day of school. Early dismissal for all students who are not enrolled in District 75 kindergarten classes. Partial school time for pre-K public school students.*

Sept. 8 — First full day for all students who are not enrolled in District 75 kindergarten classes. Partial school time for pre-K public school students.*

Sept. 21 and Sept. 22 — Rosh Hashanah (schools closed)

Oct. 9 — Columbus Day observed (schools closed)

Nov. 7 — Election Day. Chancellor's Conference Day for staff development. Students will not be in attendance.

Nov. 23 and 24 — Thanksgiving Recess (schools closed)

Dec. 25 to Jan. 1 — Winter recess (schools closed)

Jan. 15 — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed)

Jan. 29 — High school Chancellor's Conference Day for staff development. (District 75 high school students will still have classes.)*

Jan. 30 — Spring term begins for high school students.

Feb. 16 to 23 — Midwinter recess (schools closed)

March 30 to April 6 — Spring recess (schools closed)

May 28 — Memorial Day (schools closed)

June 7 — Anniversary Day. Chancellor's Conference Day for staff development. Students will not be in attendance.

June 11 — June Clerical Day for students in elementary school, middle school and District 75 school programs.*

June 15 — Eid al-Fitr (schools closed)

June 22 — Regents Rating Day. High school students will not have class unless they attend a District 75 high school. Students in all other grades will be in attendance.*

June 26 — Last day of school for all students

*District 75 refers to schools that are designated to serve students with special needs.