NYC School Vacation Dates 2023/24

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 2023/24 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 the 2024/25 Vacation Dates? You can find them here.

Labor Day: Monday, September 4
    
Opening Day: Week of September 5

Rosh Hashanah: Saturday, Sunday, September 16, 17

Yom Kippur: Monday, September 25 (school closed)

Fall Weekend/Indigenous Peoples Day: Monday, October 9 (school closed)

Thanksgiving: Thursday, Friday, November 23, 24 (school closed)

Winter Vacation: Friday, December 22, classes end, Monday, January 8, classes resume

Martin L. King, Jr.: Monday, January 15 (school closed)

Feb/Spring Breaks:
Option A: split weeks

  • Friday, February 16, classes end, Monday, February 26, classes resume
  • Thursday, March 28, classes end, Monday, April 8 classes resume

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

  • Presidents Days: Monday, Tuesday February 19, 20 (school closed)
  • Spring Break: Friday, March 15, classes end, Monday, April 1, classes resume      

Memorial Day: Monday, May 27 (school closed)

Closing day: Week of June 10
 

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