2021-22 Standard School Year Calendar

Fairfax County Public Schools Standard Calendar for School Year 2021-22

August 23, 2021 School Begins
September 3-6 Student Holiday (Labor Day Break)
October 11 Student Holiday (Professional Development Day - Indigenous Peoples’ Day) 
October 29 End of First Quarter - 2-hour Early Release  
November 1 Student Holiday (Teacher Workday)
November 2 Student Holiday (Teacher Workday) 
November 11 2-hour Early Release (Veterans Day) 
November 24-26 Holiday (Thanksgiving) 
December 20 - 31 Holiday (Winter Break) - Classes Resume on January 3, 2022
January 17 Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday) 
January 20 End of Second Quarter - 2-hour Early Release
January 21 Student Holiday (Teacher Workday)
January 24 Student Holiday (Professional Development Day)
February 21 Holiday (George Washington’s Birthday and Presidents’ Day) 
March 3 2-hour Early Release
March 4 Student Holiday (Professional Development Day)
March 31 End of Third Quarter - 2-hour Early Release
April 1 Student Holiday (Teacher Workday)
April 4-8 Holiday (Spring Break) 
May 30 Holiday (Memorial Day) 
June 10 Last Day of School (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.

Letter on SY 2021-22 Calendar

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