NYC Public School Year of 2024-2025: Full Calendar, Important Dates

NYC Public School Year of 2024-2025: Full Calendar, Important Dates

For the New York City school years 2024–2025, all of the crucial dates—such as our first days of classes, the dates of Winter Recess, the times of parent-teacher conferences, and more—are included in the official public school calendars.

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This is the schedule for all NYCDOE public schools serving grades 3 through 12. Regarding the calendar, please get in touch with your child’s school if they attend a private, parochial, charter, NYC Early Education Center (NYCEEC), or Family Childcare Program.

Please take note of the following:

• On days when school buildings are closed due to inclement weather or other emergencies, remote learning is encouraged for all students and their families.

• The Parent-Teacher Conference dates listed below may not apply to every school. The teacher of your child will work with you to arrange the time of your conference.

• According to this schedule, elementary schools are those that offer instruction for students in kindergarten (K) through grade 8, which includes programs for 3-K and Pre-K as well as those that conclude in grade 5. Programs serving grades 6–8 are referred to as middle schools, and those serving grades 9–12 as high schools.

• Public holidays (also known as legal or federal holidays) that fall on a Saturday are not observed on a weekday in New York State; instead, they are observed on the Monday that follows if they fall on a Sunday. As per the policy of New York City Public Schools, schools are open on the weekdays right before or after non-public holidays that fall on a weekend.

• The New York City Public Schools observe the following non-public holidays: Good Friday, Eid al-Fitr, Yom Kippur, Election Day, Diwali, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve, Lunar New Year, and the first two days of Passover.

• This year, during the weekends of the 2024–25 school year, schools will be open on the weekdays immediately before or after the holidays listed below:

Yom Kippur (Saturday–Sunday, October 12–13, 2024)

On Sunday, March 30, 2025, is Eid al-Fitr.

See the 2024-2025 New York City School Calendar below:

September 5

Thursday

First day of school

September 12

Thursday

Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences for elementary schools and Pre-K Centers

September 19

Thursday

Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences for middle schools and D75 schools

September 26

Thursday

Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences for high schools, K–12, and 6–12 schools

October 3–4

Thursday–Friday

Rosh Hashanah, schools closed

October 14

Monday

Italian Heritage/Indigenous Peoples’ Day, schools closed

November 1

Friday

Diwali, schools closed

November 5

Tuesday

Election Day, students do not attend school

November 7

Thursday

Elementary schools will have afternoon and evening parent-teacher conferences; students will be dismissed three hours early.

November 11

Monday

Veterans Day, schools closed

November 14

Thursday

Middle schools and D75 schools will have afternoon and evening parent-teacher conferences; students in these schools will be dismissed three hours early.

November 21

Thursday

Afternoon and Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences for high schools, K–12, and 6–12 schools

November 22

Friday

High school, K–12, and 6–12 parent–teacher conferences take place in the afternoon; students in these schools are dismissed three hours early.

November 28–29

Thursday–Friday

Thanksgiving Recess, schools closed

December 24–January 1

Tuesday–Wednesday

Winter Recess, schools closed

January 20

Monday

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, schools closed

January TBD

TBD

Regents Administration

January TBD

TBD

Professional Development Day: all students attend school; there are no classes for high school and grades 6–12.

January 29

Wednesday

Lunar New Year, schools closed

January TBD

TBD

Spring Semester begins

February 17–21

Monday–Friday

Midwinter Recess, schools closed

March 6

Thursday

Parent-teacher conferences in the afternoon and evening for elementary schools and Pre-K centers; these schools dismiss students three hours early.

March 13

Thursday

Middle schools and D75 schools have afternoon and evening parent-teacher conferences; students in these schools are dismissed three hours early.

March 20

Thursday

Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences for high schools, K–12, and 6–12 schools

March 21

Friday

Afternoon Parent-Teacher Conferences for high schools, K–12, and 6–12 schools; students in these schools dismissed three hours early

March 31

Monday

Eid al-Fitr, schools closed

April 14–18

Monday–Friday

Spring Recess, schools closed

May 1

Thursday

Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences for elementary schools and Pre-K Centers

May 8

Thursday

Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences for middle schools and D75 schools

May 15

Thursday

Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences for high schools, K–12, and 6–12 schools

May 16

Friday

Afternoon Parent-Teacher Conferences for high schools, K–12, and 6–12 schools

May 26

Monday

Memorial Day, schools closed

June 5

Thursday

Eid al-Adha / Anniversary Day; schools closed

June 6

Friday

Clerical Day; no classes for students attending 3-K, Pre-K, elementary schools, middle schools, K–12 schools, and standalone D75 programs

June TBD

TBD

Regents Administration

June 19

Thursday

Juneteenth, schools closed

June 26

Thursday

Last day of school for students

First Day of the 2023–24 School Year for Students

Thursday, September 7, 2023

Yom Kippur (Schools Closed)

Monday, September 25, 2023

Italian Heritage/Indigenous Peoples’ Day (Schools Closed)

Monday, October 9, 2023

Election Day (Schools Closed)

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Thanksgiving Recess (Schools Closed)

Thursday, November 23—Friday, November 24, 2023

Winter Recess (Schools Closed)

Monday, December 25, 2023—Monday, January 1, 2024

Start of Spring Semester

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Midwinter Recess (Schools Closed)

Monday, February 19—Friday, February 23, 2024

Easter Weekend (Schools Closed)*

Friday, March 29—Monday, April 1, 2024

Eid al-Fitr (Schools Closed)

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Spring Recess (Schools Closed)*

Monday, April 22—Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Memorial Day (Schools Closed)

Monday, May 27, 2024

June Regents Exams

Friday, June 14—Wednesday, June 26, 2024 (except Juneteenth)

Juneteenth (Schools Closed)

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Last Day of School for Students

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

May all our students, families, and staff members have a secure and fulfilling academic year in 2023–2024 and 2024-2025!

The calendar is indispensable for numerous parents who rely on this educational tool to organize their year, including school breaks, early dismissals, visits to grandparents, scheduling time off work for school conferences, and other important events.

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