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New Yorkers can check out the DOE’s official 2018–19 NYC School Calendar

NYC Public School Calendar 2018-2019

Starting today, New Yorkers can check out the DOE’s official 2018–19 NYC School Calendar and begin planning out the next school year.

  • First Day of School:
    September 5, 2018
  • Columbus Day (schools closed):
    October 8, 2018
  • Veterans Day (schools closed):
    November 12, 2018
  • Thanksgiving Recess (schools closed):
    November 22–23, 2018
  • Winter Recess (schools closed):
    December 24, 2018 – January 1, 2019
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Day (schools closed):
    January 21, 2019
  • Lunar New Year (schools closed):
    February 5, 2019
  • Midwinter Recess (schools closed):
    February 18–22, 2019
  • Spring Recess (schools closed):
    April 19–26, 2019
  • Memorial Day (schools closed):
    May 27, 2019
  • Eid al-Fitr (schools closed):
    June 4, 2019
  • Last Day of School for All Students:
    June 26, 2019

That moment you find out when next year’s Spring Recess begins…

Make sure to always check with your schools for information about additional important dates and events, as they may not be reflected in the DOE’s official calendar. DOE employees should also refer to the City’s central calendar for important events and holidays.