2023-2024 School Calendar

To print a copy of the QPS 2023-2024 Calendar provided below please use this document: QPS 2023-24 School Year Calendar REVISED 2.16.2024.pdf Please note that all information included in the PDF has been listed on this page below:

Important Dates (UPDATED 2/16/2024):

September 2023 (18 days)

Sept. 4: Labor Day Observed

Sept. 5: First day for Professional Staff

Sept. 6: First day of school, Grades 1-9

Sept. 7: First day of school, Gr. 10-12

Sept. 8: Kindergarten & Pre-K Orientation

Sept. 11: First day of school, K & Pre-K

Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27: PK-5 Early Release

Sept. 13, 27: Gr. 6-8 Early Release

Sept. 13: Gr. 9-12 & LEAP Early Release

October 2023 (21 days)

Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25: PK-5 Early Release

Oct. 9: Columbus Day ~ No School

Oct. 11, 25: Gr. 6-8 Early Release

Oct. 11: Gr. 9-12 & LEAP Early Release

November 2023 (18 days)

Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: PK-5 Early Release

Nov. 7: Election Day ~ No School

Nov. 8, 22: Gr. 6-8 Early Release

Nov. 8, 22: Gr. 9-12 & LEAP Early Release

Nov. 10: Veteran’s Day Observed ~ No School

Nov. 22: Early Release Day~All Schools

Nov. 23 & 24: Thanksgiving Recess ~ No School

December 2023 (16 days)

Dec. 6, 13, 20: PK-5 Early Release

Dec. 13: Gr. 6-8 Early Release

Dec. 13: Gr. 9-12 & LEAP Early Release

Dec. 23-Jan. 1: Winter Recess ~ No School

Dec. 25: Christmas Day Observed

January 2024 (21 days)

Jan. 1: New Year’s Day Observed ~ No School

Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31: PK-5 Early Release

Jan. 10, 24: Gr. 6-8 Early Release

Jan. 10, 24: Gr. 9-12 & LEAP Early Release

Jan. 15: Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Observed ~ No School

February 2024 (16 days)

Feb. 7, 14, 28: PK-5 Early Release

Feb. 14, 28: Gr. 6-8 Early Release

Feb. 14: Gr. 9-12 & LEAP Early Release

Feb. 17-Feb. 25: February Recess ~ No School

March 2024 (19 days)

March 5: Presidential Primary Election ~ No School  UPDATED 9/18/2023

Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27: PK-5 Early Release

Mar. 13, 27: Gr. 6-8 Early Release

Mar. 13: Gr. 9-12 & LEAP Early Release

Mar. 29: Good Friday Observed ~ No School

April 2024 (17 days)

Apr. 3, 10, 24: PK-Gr. 5 Early Release

Apr. 10, 24: Gr. 6-8 Early Release

Apr. 10: Gr. 9-12 & LEAP Early Release

Apr. 13-Apr. 21: April Recess ~ No School

May 2024 (22 days)

May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: PK-5 Early Release

May 8, 22: Gr. 6-8 Early Release

May 8: Gr. 9-12 & LEAP Early Release

May 27: Memorial Day ~ No School

May 31: Last Day of School for High School Seniors  UPDATED 9/18/2023

June 2024 (12 days)

June 5, 12: PK-5 Early Release

June 10: NQHS Graduation

June 11: QHS Graduation

June 12: Gr. 6-8 Early Release

June 19: Juneteenth Observed


Major Religious & Cultural Holidays

The dates below are recognized as important days in the lives of students and families. QPS Staff members will strive to avoid scheduling deadlines for long-term assignments, assessments, field trips, auditions, events, and athletic competition on these days.

September 15 (sundown)-17 Rosh Hashanah • September 24 (sundown)-25 Yom Kippur • November 12 Diwali • December 7 (sundown) Hanukkah Begins • December 25 Christmas • December 26 Kwanzaa Begins • January 6 Three Kings Day •   February 10 Lunar New Year •  March 10 (sundown) Ramadan Begins • March 25 Holi • March 31 Easter • April 9 (sundown)-10 Eid a-Fitr • April 22 (sundown) Passover Begins

Last Day of School  UPDATED 2/16/2024

If there are no school cancellations for weather or other emergencies:
June 20: Last Day of School for Students (Day 180)
(Early Release for Elementary & Middle Schools)
June 21: Last Day for Professional Staff (Day 183)

In case of 4 additional days of school cancellations:
June 26: Last Day of School for Students
(Early Release for Elementary & Middle Schools)
June 27: Last Day for Professional Staff