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Atlanta Public Schools announce 2018-2019 school calendar

Besides adding 30 minutes to students’ school days from Jan. 29 to March 30 to make up for days missed as a result of weather, Atlanta Public Schools have also been creating the 2018-2019 school calendar.

This year’s calendar includes six reserved days for teacher planning days, and another five days for teacher professional learning. 


READ | APS adds weather make-up days to 2018-2019 calendar


These are some of the Atlanta Public Schools dates parents and students should keep in mind:

  • The first day of school will be Aug. 1.
  • Fall break will be Oct. 10-12.
  • Thanksgiving break will be Nov. 19-23.
  • Semester break will begin Dec. 24 and students return to school on Jan. 7.
  • Winter break will be Feb. 20-22.
  • Spring break will be April 1-5.
  • The last day of school will be May 24.
(Atlanta Public Schools)

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