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.


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.