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    2019-20 School Year Calendar Dates

    Students are released 75 minutes early every Wednesday, except for the first day of school. This is to support improved teacher collaboration and student academic performance.

    August 19 – 23 Jump Start, a sneak peek at school for incoming kindergartners. Read more about Jump Start.

    Wednesday, September 4, 2019 First day of school for 1st – 12 grade students (regular school hours apply, no early release)

    Wednesday, September 4 – Friday, September 6 Family Connection Conferences for incoming kindergarten and preschool families. Read more about Family Connections Conferences.

    Monday, September 9 First day of school for kindergarten, Seattle Preschool Program and full-day Head Start students (three-day delayed start for Family Connection)

    Monday, September 16, 2019 First day of school for Developmental Preschool

    Monday, September 16 – Wednesday, September 18 Family Connection Conferences for part-day Head Start families.

    Thursday, September 19, 2019 First day of school for part-day Head Start students

    Friday, October. 11 State In-service Day (no school)

    Monday, November 11 Veterans Day (no school)

    November 25 – 27 Elementary conference days (no school for elementary and K-8 students; varies by school)

    November 28 – 29 Thanksgiving break (no school) Nov. 28 Thanksgiving, Nov. 29 Native American Heritage Day

    Friday, December 20 1-hour early dismissal (winter break)

    December 23, 2019 – January 3, 2020 Winter break (no school)

    Monday, January 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no school)

    Wednesday, January 29 Snow Day Make-up day (school is in session)
    The 2020 day between semesters, Wednesday, January 29, has been confirmed as the the make-up day for the snow day on January 15. (1 of 3 possible snow make-up days)

    February 17 – 21 Mid-winter break including Presidents Day (no school)

    April 13 – 17 Spring break (no school)

    Monday, May 25 Memorial Day (no school)

    Thursday, June 11 - Wednesday, June 17 High School Graduations Read more about graduation dates and locations for June 2020.

    Thursday, June 18, 2020 Last day of school (1-hour early dismissal) *possible snow make-up days June 19 and 22

    Term Dates

    School Year

    September 4, 2019 - June 18, 2020

    Semesters

    • September 4 - January 29 Semester 1
      (Note: semester was extended by one day due to the snow make up.)
    • January 30 - June 18 Semester 2

    Quarters

    • September 4 - November 6 Quarter 1
    • November 7 - January 29 Quarter 2
      (Note: quarter was extended by one day due to the snow make up.)
    • January 30 - April 8 Quarter 3
    • April 9 - June 18 Quarter 4

    Trimesters

    • September 4 - November 29 Trimester 1
    • December 2 - March 18 Trimester 2
    • March 19 - June 18 Trimester 3

    Assessment Calendars

    View K-8 and 9-12 grade assessment calendars, which have the windows that schools use to schedule assessment testing.

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