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Week of June 26, 2023

In addition, we are sharing the approved calendars for the following two school years: 2024-25 and 2025-26.

School Year 2023-24 Calendar

The 2023-24 school year will begin for students on September 7, 2023. You can view and download printable files of the calendar for the full 2023-24 school year in multiple languages at schools.nyc.gov/calendar. Here’s some important information for the coming school year:

  • On days when school buildings are closed due to severe weather or other emergency conditions, all students and families should plan to participate in remote learning.
  • Under New York State law, public holidays (also referred to as legal or federal holidays) that fall on a Saturday are not observed on a weekday; where such holidays fall on a Sunday, they will be observed on the following Monday. Per New York City Public Schools’ policy, when non-public holidays fall on a weekend, schools remain open on the weekdays immediately preceding or following that

The following are non-public holidays observed by New York City Public Schools: Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Election Day, Diwali, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve, Lunar New Year, Good Friday, Eid al-Fitr, Passover (first two days), and Eid al-Adha.


This year, schools will remain open on the weekdays immediately preceding or following the holidays noted below, which fall on weekends during the 2023-24 school year:


  • Rosh Hashanah (Saturday–Sunday, September 16–17)
  • Veteran’s Day (Saturday, November 11)
  • Diwali (Sunday, November 12)
  • Lunar New Year (Saturday, February 10)

Please reach out to your school with any questions about the school calendar.

To help our families and school communities with future planning, we’re pleased to be sharing the approved calendars for an additional two school years: the 2024-25 and 2025-26 school years.