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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. 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
    November 01, no eventsNovember 02, no eventsNovember 03, no eventsNovember 04, no events5November 06, no eventsNovember 07, no events
    November 08, no eventsNovember 09, no eventsNovember 10, no events11November 12, no eventsNovember 13, no eventsNovember 14, no events
    November 15, no eventsNovember 16, no eventsNovember 17, no eventsNovember 18, no eventsNovember 19, no eventsNovember 20, no eventsNovember 21, no events
    November 22, no eventsNovember 23, no eventsToday, November 24, no eventsNovember 25, no events2627November 28, no events
    November 29, no eventsNovember 30, no eventsDecember 01, no eventsDecember 02, no eventsDecember 03, no eventsDecember 04, no eventsDecember 05, no events