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First day of school grades 1-12
September 1 First day of school for 1st – 12th grade students.
September 1 is not an early release Wednesday. Early release will occur every Wednesday except for the first week of school.
The school calendar is developed collaboratively with A union for Seattle teachers. and the dates are agreed upon in the Collective Bargaining Agreement (Collective Bargaining Agreement). The formula to schedule key dates in the Collective Bargaining Agreement states that the first day of school will be the first Wednesday of September.
For the start of the 2021-22 school year, school will begin before Labor Day, on September 1, 2021 for grades 1-12