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    School Calendar 2020-21
    Posted on 08/20/2020
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    2020-21 School Year Calendar Dates

    Planning Update: Seattle Public Schools will start the 2020-21 school year remotely. Read the announcement.

    Calendar update: School will begin on September 4 for most students

    • 1st - 12th grade students first day of school Friday, September 4, 2020.
    • Kindergarten and preschool first day Tuesday, September 8.
      

    August 17 - 21 Jump Start, a sneak peek at school for incoming kindergartners. Read more about Jump Start.

    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