The Board of Education of Frederick County adopted the 2020-2021 academic calendar at its regular meeting last night. Having received a high volume of feedback from the three draft options posted for public comment, the Board selected option 3, with a Monday, August 31 start day for students. If there are no snow days, the 2021 school year will end Tuesday, June 15. With five snow days, it will end Tuesday, June 22, 2021.
In the adopted 2020-2021 calendar, schools are closed for Labor Day Monday, September 7, Fair Day Friday, September 25 and Yom Kippur Monday, September 28. Parent-Teacher Conferences are Wednesday, October 21-Friday, October 23, with students arriving four hours late October 21 and 22, and dismissed 3.5 hours early Friday, October 23. Fall break is Wednesday, November 25-Friday, November 27. Winter break is Thursday, December 24-Friday, January 1, 2021. Spring break is Monday, March 29-Monday, April 5.
Additional details are online at www.fcps.org/calendar.