Parents and students have a little extra time to do some back-to-school shopping this year.
Atlanta Public Schools starts classes on Aug. 12. Last year, the school district decided to start 12 days later than they have in recent years.
The school district has started on Aug. 1 for the past two years.
And in case you’re looking to make vacation plans around the school year, here is the full school calendar:
Aug. 12 – First Day of School
Sept. 2 – Labor Day
Oct. 14- Columbus Day
Oct. 15 – Teacher Professional Learning Day
Nov. 2 – Teacher Professional Learning Day/Election Day
Nov. 25-29 – Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 20 – Last Day of the Fall Semester
Dec. 23-Jan 2. – Winter Break
Jan. 3 – Teacher Professional Learning Day
Jan. 6 – First Day of Spring Semester
Jan. 20 – Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
Feb. 17 – Teacher Professional Learning Day
March 16 – Teacher Professional Learning Day
April 6-10 – Spring Break
May 20 – Last Day of School
Students do not have to report to class on holidays or teacher professional learning days.
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