Cobb County School District 2018-19 calendar

May 25, 2018
For the AJC
Cobb County School District Superintendent Chris Ragsdale, front right. AJC file photo

Once again this fall, Cobb students will be some of the first students to return to school. The 2018-19 school year will start on Wednesday August 1. 

The previous school year started on July 31, which prompted several parents to circulate a petition in opposition of the early start date. It garnered more than 11,000 signatures.

The board of education approved the 2018-19 and the 2019-20 calendars at an October 2017 meeting. Start dates are set in Cobb two years in advance and two school years at a time.

Here are important dates for parents, students and teachers to mark in their calendars for the 2018-19 school year.

• The first day of school will be August 1.

• Fall Break will be held the last week of September, the 24th through the 28th. 

• Schools will be out for election day, Tuesday Nov. 6. 

• Thanksgiving Break will be Nov. 19 through Nov. 23. 

• Holiday Break will be from Monday Dec. 24 until Friday Jan. 4. 

• Winter Break will be from Presidents Day Feb. 18 through Feb. 22. 

• Spring Break is the first week of April, the first through the fifth. 

• The last day of school is set for Wednesday May 22nd. 

Here is the full 2018-19 calendar that includes early release days:

Photo: Cobb County Schools
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