NYC School Vacation Dates 2022/23

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 2022/23 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.

Labor Day: Monday, September 5

Opening Day: Thursday, September 8

Rosh Hashanah: Sunday, September 25 and Monday, September 26 (school closed)

Yom Kippur: Wednesday, October 5 (school closed)

Fall Weekend/Indigenous Peoples Day: Monday, October 10 (school closed)

Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 (school closed)

Winter Vacation:

Friday, December 16, classes end
Tuesday, January 3, classes resume

Martin L. King, Jr.: Monday, January 16 (school closed)

Lunar New Year: Sunday, January 22

Feb/Spring Breaks:
Option A: split weeks

Friday, February 17, classes end
Monday, February 27 classes resume
Wednesday, April 5, classes end
Monday, April 17 classes resume

Option B: 2 days in February and 2 weeks in Mar/April:

Presidents Days: Monday, February 20, and Tuesday, February 21 (school closed)

Spring Break:
Friday, March 17, classes end
Monday, April 3, classes resume

Option C: some schools have requested a later Spring Break for overlap w/ Option A

Friday, March 24, classes end
Monday, April 10, classes resume

Passover: Thursday, April 6 and Friday, April 7
Good Friday: Friday, April 7
Easter: Sunday, April 9
Eid: Friday, April 21 to Saturday, April 22
Memorial Day: Monday, May 29 (school closed)
Closing day: Week of June 12

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