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Mark Your Calendar! The First Day of School is August 21, 2017, for the 2017/18 School Year

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
 

Mark your calendar! Broward County Public Schools students will begin the 2017/18 school year on Monday, August 21, 2017.  The School Board of Broward County, Florida, approved the 2017/18 school year calendar at its December 20, 2016, School Board meeting.
 
Highlights of the 2017/18 school year calendar include:

  • Thanksgiving Break – Wednesday, November 22 – Friday, November 24, 2017
  • End of First Semester – Friday, December 22, 2017
  • Winter Break – Monday, December 25, 2017  – Friday, January 5, 2018 (students return Tuesday, January 9, 2018)
  • Spring Break – Monday, March 26 – Friday, March 30, 2018 (students return Monday, April 2)
  • Last Day of School (for students) – Wednesday, June 6, 2018
  • Teacher Planning Days (no students in school) – Monday, August 14 – Friday, August 18, 2017; Friday, October 20, 2017; Monday, January 8, 2018; Friday, March 23, 2018; Friday, May 25, 2018; and Thursday, June 7, 2018.

The school year calendar also includes early release days, interim report cards and report cards dates, holidays and contingencies for up to five hurricane make-up days, if needed. To view the 2017/18 school year calendar, visit browardschools.com.

2017/18 School Year Calendar
 

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