Atlanta Public Schools calendar 2017-2018

10:05 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Intown Atlanta
Students work in a biology lab at Charles R. Drew Charter School.

Atlanta Public Schools’ 2017-18 school year will kickoff with a new Aug. 1 start date as decided by respondents to an Atlanta Board of Education survey.

For teachers, the calendar also includes six days of planning and five days of professional learning.

Here are some important dates for APS parents to know:

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