Chesterfield County Public Schools sets 2017-18 school year calendar

The Chesterfield County School Board approved the calendar for the 2017-18 school year at the Jan. 10 business meeting. The calendar accompanies this news release and is also available at mychesterfieldschools.com. Here are the highlights:

  • Classes begin Sept. 5, the first Tuesday after Labor Day.
  • Classes end June 15 for students.
  • There are 180 student days.
  • Winter break is Dec. 18-Jan. 1.
  • Spring break is April 2-6.
  • 6 is a student holiday and set aside for parent-teacher conferences.
  • 7 is a student holiday and teacher workday/professional development day.

To provide planning and professional development time for teachers, the calendar includes seven early-release days for students: Oct. 6, Nov. 3, Feb. 2, March 16, April 13 and June 14-15.

Schools and school offices will be closed Nov. 22-24 for Thanksgiving, Jan. 15 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Feb. 19 for Presidents Day and May 28 for Memorial Day.

2017-18 Chesterfield County Public Schools calendar