FCPS Standard Calendar for School Year 2017-2018

Fairfax County Public Schools Standard Calendar for School Year 2017-2018

Printable Standard Calendar for School Year 2017-2018

August 28, 2017 School Begins
September 4 Labor Day - Student Holiday
September 22 Student Holiday
October 9 Columbus Day - Student Holiday
November 3 First Grading Period Ends *+
Students Released Two Hours Early
November 6-7 Student Holidays
November 22 Students Released Two Hours Early
November 23-24 Thanksgiving Break
December 18-January 1, 2018 Winter Break
January 15 Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday - Student Holiday
January 25 Second Grading Period Ends*+
Students Released Two Hours Early
January 26, 29 Student Holiday
February 19 George Washington's Birthday - Presidents' Day -
Student Holiday
March 26-30 Spring Break
April 2 Student Holiday
April 13 Third Grading Period Ends*+
Students Released Two Hours Early
April 16 Student Holiday
May 28 Memorial Day - Student Holiday
June 7 Graduation on or after this date
June 15 Last Day of School (scheduled) **

 

Legend  
* Schools are open.
+ Report cards are provided to parents at the end of each grading
period and at the end of the school year.
** Early release on the last official day of school. 

 

Makeup Day Schedule  
Days Missed Makeup Day
Up to 13 equivalent days missed (or 78 hours) No makeup required
14th missed day No makeup required
15th missed day April 16 will be considered a makeup day
16th missed day No makeup required

The guidelines for determining the Standard School Year Calendar are outlined in Regulation 1344.

Makeup days may be used to ensure 990 hours of instruction. Missed days, delayed openings, and early dismissals must be considered in the calculation of these hours.

State code requires school districts to make up the first five missed days of school, and then requires only every other day of missed school to be made up. Currently, FCPS has the equivalent of 13 days built into the calendar.

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