Most schools in the District and its Maryland suburbs reopen in August. In Northern Virginia, with the notable exception of Loudoun County, most reopen in early September. Here are K-12 start dates for local school systems.

District of Columbia Public Schools: Aug. 27

D.C. public charter schools: Most open on Aug. 27, but some open on other days.

Maryland

Anne Arundel County: Aug. 27 for grades 1-5 and grades 6 and 9. Aug. 28 for grades 7, 8, 10, 11, 12. Aug. 29-31, staggered entrance for kindergarten.

Calvert County: Aug. 21

Charles County: Aug. 27

Frederick County: Aug. 27

Howard County: Aug. 27

Montgomery County: Aug. 27

Prince George’s County: Aug. 20

St. Mary’s County: Aug. 22

Virginia

Alexandria: Sept. 4

Arlington County: Sept. 4

Fairfax County: Sept. 4

Falls Church: Sept. 4

Loudoun County: Aug. 27

Manassas: Sept. 4, grades 1-12. Sept. 5, kindergarten.

Manassas Park: Sept. 4, grades 1-12. Sept. 5, kindergarten.

Prince William County: Sept. 4