School Vacation Dates 2018/19

The following are the recommended vacation dates for independent schools in New York City for the 2018/19 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 2019-20? Click here

Labor Day: Monday, September 3

Opening Day: Thursday, September 6

Rosh Hashanah: Monday and Tuesday, September 10 and 11 (school closed)

Yom Kippur: Wednesday, September 19 (school closed)

Columbus Day: Monday, October 8 (school closed)

Thanksgiving: Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23 (school closed)

Winter Vacation:
Friday, December 21: classes end
Monday, January 7: classes resume

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Monday, January 21 (school closed)

Presidents Days: Monday and Tuesday, February 18 and 19 (school closed)

Feb/Spring Breaks:
Option A: Split Weeks
Friday, February 15: classes end
Monday, February 25: classes resume
Friday, April 12: classes end
Tuesday, April 23: classes resume

Option B: 2 weeks in March/April
Friday, March 15: classes end
Monday, April 1: classes resume

Passover: Saturday and Sunday, April 20 and 21

Good Friday: Friday, April 19

Easter: Sunday, April 21

Memorial Day: Monday, May 27 (school closed)

Closing Day: Week of June 10

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