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HCPSS 2020-2021 Academic Calendar Revised

July 10th, 2020

At its meeting July 9, 2020, the Howard County Board of Education approved a delayed start for the 2020-2021 school year, to allow staff and families additional time to prepare in conjunction with planning for the fall amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Under the revised calendar, Tuesday, September 8 is the first student day, with school staff returning on August 25. Spring break is shortened to April 2–6, 2021, and the last scheduled day of school is June 15, 2021.

Key calendar changes include:

Additional changes include:

The full and revised 2020-2021 calendar can be viewed online. Calendar PDFs also are available for download.