2020-21 Standard School Year Calendar

Fairfax County Public Schools Standard Calendar for School Year 2020-21

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2020-21 School Year Calendar

September 8, 2020 School Begins
October 12 Student Holiday (School Planning Day - Indigenous Peoples’ Day) 
October 30 End of First Quarter - 2-hour Early Release  
November 2 Student Holiday (School Planning Day) 
November 3 Student Holiday | Election Day (Teacher Work Day – optional work from alternate location)
November 11 2-hour Early Release (Veteran’s Day) 
November 25-27 Holiday (Thanksgiving) 
December 21 - January 1, 2021 Holiday (Winter Break) – Classes Resume January 4 
January 18 Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday) 
January 20 Holiday (Inauguration Day)
January 22 End of Second Quarter - 2-hour Early Release
January 25 Student Holiday (Teacher Workday)
February 15 Holiday (George Washington’s Birthday and Presidents’ Day) 
March 5 2-hour Early Release
March 8 Student Holiday (Staff Development Day)
March 26 End of Third Quarter – 2-hour Early Release
March 29 - April 2 Holiday (Spring Break) 
April 5 Student Holiday (Teacher Workday) 
May 31 Holiday (Memorial Day) 
June 11 Last Day of School, Year-End (Early Release) *

* Last day of school schedule information will be shared by each school.

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

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