The 2020-2021 school year begins on Wednesday, September 16th. All students are scheduled for remote instructional orientation from Wednesday, September 16th through Friday, September 18th.
On September 21st, all schools will begin full-day teaching and learning. School buildings will reopen in phases for students in blended learning, based on grade level:
- September 21: 3-K, Pre-K, and District 75
- September 29: K-5 and K-8 Schools
- October 1: Middle Schools, High Schools, Secondary Schools, and Transfer/Adult Education Schools
Remote learning will continue for all other students during this phased reopening. You should contact your child's school for specific reopening plans.
The last day for all students is Friday, June 25, 2021.
New York City public schools are closed for students on the following days:
|Monday, September 28||Yom Kippur|
|Monday, October 12||Columbus Day|
|Wednesday, November 11||Veterans Day|
|Thursday, November 26 - Friday, November 27||Thanksgiving Recess|
|Thursday, December 24 - Friday, January 1||Winter Recess|
|Monday, January 18||Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day|
|Monday, February 1||Professional Development Day for 9-12 and 6-12 schools in Districts 1-32 only; students in these schools do not attend.|
Students in K-5, K-6, 6-8, and K-12 schools and District 75 programs are in attendance.
|Friday, February 12||Lunar New Year|
|Monday, February 15 - Friday, February 19||Midwinter Recess|
|Monday, March 29 - Friday, April 2||Spring Recess|
|Thursday, May 13||Eid al-Fitr|
|Monday, May 31||Memorial Day|
|Thursday, June 3||Anniversary Day|
|Tuesday, June 8||Clerical Day for K-5, K-6, 6-8, and K-12 schools and District 75 programs only; students in these schools do not attend.|
Students in 9-12 and 6-12 schools in Districts 1-32 are in attendance.