July

4 Independence Day (all offices closed)

August

13-15 New teachers report; professional duty days

18-21 Professional duty days

25 First day of school for students

September

1 Labor Day (schools and offices closed)

October

6 Yom Kippur* (schools and offices closed)

15 Maryland Functional Reading Test

17 State Teachers Association convention (schools closed for students and 10- and 11-month employees)

22 Maryland Functional Mathematics Test

27 Ramadan*

29 End of first marking period

November

11 Parent/guardian-teacher conferences (schools closed for students)

24-25 Professional development days (schools closed for students)

26 Eid al-Fitr*

26-28 Thanksgiving break (schools and offices closed)

December

3 Maryland Functional Writing Test Narrative

4 Maryland Functional Writing Test Explanatory

24-31 Winter break (schools closed for students and 10- and 11-month employees)

24 Christmas Eve* (offices closed)

25 Christmas Day* (offices closed)

26 Offices closed

31 New Year's Eve (offices closed)

January

1-2 New Year's Day; winter break (schools closed)

5 Classes resume

12-13 High School Assessment testing

14-16 High School Assessment testing

19 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observed (schools and offices closed)

20-21 High School Assessment makeup testing

22 High School Assessment makeup testing, end of second marking period

23 Half-day benchmark scoring, half-day grading (schools closed for students and paraprofessionals)

26 Professional development day (schools closed for students)

27-30 High School Assessment makeup testing

February

2 Eid al-Adha*

4 Maryland Functional Citizenship Skills Test

16 Presidents' Day (schools and offices closed)

25-27 Maryland School Assessment testing

March

1, 3-4 Maryland School Assessment testing

2 Presidential primary day (schools and offices closed)

8-12 Maryland School Assessment makeup testing

26 End of third marking period

29 Half-day benchmark scoring, half-day grading (schools closed for students and paraprofessionals)

April

5-12 Spring break (schools closed for students and 10- and 11-month employees)

6 Passover*

9 Good Friday* (offices closed)

12 Easter Monday* (offices closed)

13 Classes resume

14 Maryland Functional Citizenship Skills Test

21 Maryland Functional Mathematics Test

28 Maryland Functional Reading Test

May

21 Last day for seniors

24-28 High School Assessment testing

31 Memorial Day (schools and offices closed)

June

1 High School Assessment makeup testing

2-9 High School Assessment makeup testing

10, 11 High School Assessment makeup testing

14 Last day for students** , half-day early dismissal for students, end of fourth marking period

15 Last day for teachers**

* Prince George's County public schools prohibit the scheduling of tests, meetings, workshops, field trips or other special activities, such as the taking of student pictures or athletic events, during or after the regular school day. Jewish and Muslim holidays begin at sunset of the preceding day.

** Date assumes the loss of four days taken for severe weather or other emergencies. Depending on the number of emergency days taken during the school year, the last day of school will be adjusted.