FCPS Calendar Handbook and Information

2017-2018 School Year

The last school day for students is Friday, June 15, 2018*, with a
2-hour early dismissal.
The last work day for teachers is Monday, June 18, 2018*.
See the full news release for the FCPS summer schedule and more.

*Assuming no additional closings are needed for inclement weather

The Board of Education approved the following calendar on December 14, 2016:
FCPS School Year 2017-18 Calendar

Snow Days Used, 2017-18 School Year

Thursday, January 4, 2018:
Schools Closed, Employees Code Orange

(following initial 2-hour delay with re-evaluation; Employees Code Green)

Wednesday, February 7, 2018:
Schools Closed, Employees Code Blue

(following initial 2-hour delay with re-evaluation;
12-month staff also on 2-hour delay)

Friday, March 2, 2018:
Schools Closed

Employees initially Code Orange with 2-hour delay and 8 AM re-evaluation;
changed at 8 AM to announce liberal leave with no color code

Wednesday, March 21, 2018:
Schools and Offices Closed, Employees Code Yellow

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Schools Closed. Offices Open on 2-Hour Delay

Employees Code Blue

Other Delays and Early Dismissals

Friday, January 5, 2018:
Schools opened 2 hours late, Employees Code Green

Monday, January 8, 2018:
Schools and offices closed 3 hours early, Employees Code Yellow

Tuesday, January 9, 2018:
Schools opened 2 hours late, Employees Code Green

Wednesday, January 17, 2018:
Schools opened 2 hours late, Employees Code Green

Tuesday, January 30, 2018:
Schools opened 2 hours late, Employees Code Green

Monday, February 5, 2018:
Schools opened 2 hours late, Employees Code Green
(Delay was initially announced with a re-evaluation;
Re-evaluation maintained the 2-hour delay)

Thursday, February 8, 2018:
Schools opened 2 hours late, Employees Code Green

Tuesday, March 20, 2018:
Schools dismissed students 2 hours early.
Offices closed 2 hours early. Liberal leave was in effect for employees who would normally report in the afternoon or evening.

Friday, May 18, 2018:
Schools and offices opened 2 hours late, Employees no color code.

2018-2019 School Year

The Board of Education approved the following calendar on December 13, 2017:

Final BOE approved calendar

Athletics Starting Dates

  • Fall sports begin on August 8, 2018.
  • All physicals must be dated April 1 or after and must be completed prior to August 8.
  • Online Registration will begin on or about July 3, 2018.

Season

Starting Date

Fall 2018 Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Winter 2018-19 Thursday, November 15, 2018
Spring 2019 Friday, March 1, 2019