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NYC School Vacation Dates 2021/22

Planning ahead? We are here to help you stay up to date with the NYC private and independent school calendar. The following are the recommended NYC school vacation dates for independent schools in the 2021/22 academic year, provided by the Guild of Independent Schools. Please note that these are simply suggested dates and not all schools follow the calendar exactly. Looking for NYC School Vacation Dates 2020/21? Click here.

Labor Day: Monday, September 6

Rosh Hashanah: Tuesday, Wednesday, September 7, 8

Opening Day: Thursday, September 9

Yom Kippur: Thursday, September 16 (school closed)

Columbus Day: Monday, October 11 (school closed)

Thanksgiving: Thursday, Friday, November 25, 26 (school closed)

Winter Vacation:   
Friday, December 17, classes end
Monday, January 3, classes resume

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Monday, January 17 (school closed)

Feb/Spring Breaks:    
Option A: split weeks:
Friday, February 18, classes end
Monday, February 28 classes resume

Wednesday, March 30 classes end
Monday, April 11 classes resume

Option B: 2 days in February and 2 weeks in Mar/April
Presidents Days: Monday, Tuesday February 21, 22 (school closed)
Spring Break:
Friday, March 11, classes end
Monday, March 28, classes resume

Passover: Saturday, Sunday, April 16, 17
Good Friday: Friday, April 15
Easter: Sunday, April 17
Memorial Day: Monday, May 30 (school closed)
Closing day: Week of June 13

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