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    2020-21 Seattle Public Schools Calendar

    1st - 12th grade students first day of school Friday, September 4, 2020.

    Kindergarten and preschool first day Tuesday, September 8.

    Strong Start September 4 - 11: The first days of school will ensure a strong foundation for the rest of the year.

    During Strong Start two hours each day will be dedicated to live online student supports. Educators will focus on supporting students’ social and emotional well-being, community building, family connections, and technology access.

    For the remaining school hours, educators will provide supplemental activities for each day of the first week. These activities will take place offline and will be completed independently by students. Read more about Strong Start.

    School Day Start Times Wednesdays include a 75-minute early release for students.

    Elementary and K-8 Schools

    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

    Middle and High Schools

    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9 a.m. - 3:50 p.m.
    • Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.

     

    2020-21 School Year Calendar Dates

    August 17 - 21 Jump Start, a sneak peek at school for incoming kindergartners.

    September 4 First day of school for 1st – 12th grade students

    September 7 Labor Day (no school)

    September 8 First day of school for kindergarten, all preschool students (three-day delayed start for Family Connections)

    October 9 State In-service Day (no school)

    November 11 Veterans Day (no school)

    November 23 – 25 Elementary conference days (no school for elementary and K-8 students; varies by school)

    November 26 – 27 Thanksgiving break (no school) Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Day

    December 18 1-hour early dismissal (winter break)

    December 21, 2020 – January 1, 2021 Winter break (no school)

    January 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no school)

    January 28 Day Between Semesters (no school) (1 of 3 possible snow make-up days)

    February 15 – 19 Mid-winter break including Presidents Day (no school)

    April 12 – 16 Spring break (no school)

    May 31 Memorial Day (no school)

    June 18, 2021 Last day of school (1-hour early dismissal) *possible snow make-up days June 21 and 22

     

     

    Sharing Dates to Web-Calendars

    Click the links below to find the web-based calendar for these dates based on school type that you can share to personal web calendars.

    Term Dates

    School Year

    September 4, 2020 - June 18, 2021

    Semesters

    • Semester 1 September 4 - January 27
    • Semester 2 January 29 - June 18

    Quarters

    • Quarter 1 September 4 - November 5
    • Quarter 2 November 6 - January 27
    • Quarter 3 January 29 - April 8
    • Quarter 4 April 9 - June 18

    Trimesters

    • Trimester 1 September 4 - December 1
    • Trimester 2 December 2 - March 18
    • Trimester 3 March 19 - June 18
    Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
    August 30, no eventsAugust 31, no eventsSeptember 01, no eventsSeptember 02, no eventsSeptember 03, no events4September 05, no events
    September 06, no events7September 08, no eventsSeptember 09, no eventsSeptember 10, no eventsSeptember 11, no eventsSeptember 12, no events
    September 13, no eventsSeptember 14, no eventsSeptember 15, no eventsSeptember 16, no eventsSeptember 17, no eventsSeptember 18, no eventsSeptember 19, no events
    September 20, no eventsSeptember 21, no eventsSeptember 22, no eventsSeptember 23, no eventsSeptember 24, no eventsSeptember 25, no eventsSeptember 26, no events
    September 27, no eventsSeptember 28, no eventsToday, September 29, no eventsSeptember 30, no eventsOctober 01, no eventsOctober 02, no eventsOctober 03, no events