2013-14 School Year, Month by Month

Updated: April 15, 2014

The calendar below is followed by all schools, with the following exceptions:

Key


    = schools closed        = schools closed for students (buildings open and staffed)       = early dismissal
    = calendar changes due to earlier weather-related school closings   

Jump to May–June | Past Months

April 2014

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  1
End of 3rd quarter; window for Maryland School Assessments (MSAs) in science (grades 5 and 8); window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11)
2
Start of 4th quarter; window for MSAs in science and for PARCC field test
3
Window for MSAs in science and for PARCC field test 
4
Regular instructional day for students and teachers; window for PARCC field test
7
Window for 3rd-quarter report cards; window for MSAs in science and for PARCC field test; High School Assessment (HSA) administration for seniors
8
Window for 3rd-quarter report cards; window for MSAs in science, PARCC field test and HSA administration for seniors 
9
Window for 3rd-quarter report cards; window for MSAs in science, PARCC field test and HSA administration for seniors 
10
Window for MSAs in science, PARCC field test and HSA administration for seniors 
 
11
Window for MSAs in science, PARCC field test and HSA administration for seniors 
14
Spring break; schools closed
15
Spring break; schools closed
16
Spring break; schools closed
17
Spring break; schools and offices closed
18
Spring break; schools and offices closed
21
Spring break; schools and offices closed
22  23  24  25 
28  29 30    


May 2014

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 
  1 2
5
Advanced Placement (AP) exams (chemistry, environmental science, psychology); window for end-of-the-year PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11)
6
AP exams (computer science A, Spanish language and culture, art history); window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11)
7
AP exams (calculus AB, calculus BC, Chinese); window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11)
8
AP exams (English literature and composition, Japanese, Latin); window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11)
9
AP exams (English language and composition, statistics, studio art); window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11)
12
AP exams (biology, music theory, physics B, physics C); window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11)
13
Window for 4th-quarter progress reports;
AP exams (U.S. government and politics, human geography, French); window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11)
14
Window for 4th-quarter progress reports; final exams for high school seniors; AP exams (German language and culture, U.S. history, European history); window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11)
15
Window for 4th-quarter progress reports; final exams for high school seniors; AP exams (macroeconomics, world history, Italian); window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11)
16
Final exams for high school seniors; AP exams (comparative government and politics, Spanish literature and culture); window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11)
19
Final exams for high school seniors; High School Assessments (HSAs); window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11) 
20
HSAs; window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11)
21
HSAs; window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11)
22
HSAs; window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11)
23
Window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11)
26
Memorial Day; schools and offices closed
27
Window for final report cards for high school seniors; window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11) 
28
Window for final report cards for high school seniors; window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11) 
29
Window for final report cards for high school seniors; window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11) 
30
Window for final report cards for high school seniors; window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11) 


June 2014

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
2
High School Assessments (HSAs); window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11)
3
HSAs; window forPARCC field test (grades 3 to 11)
4
Window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11) 
5
HSAs; window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11)
6
HSAs; window for PARCC field test (grades 3 to 11)
9
10
High school final exams


11
High school final exams
window for 4th-quarter report cards
12
High school final exams; window for 4th-quarter report cards
13
High school final exams; window for 4th-quarter report cards 
16
Last day of school for students; window for 4th-quarter report cards
 
17

18 19 20
23 24 25 26 27
30        

Past months

August 2013

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
19

20

21
PD for staff
22
PD for staff
23
PD for staff
26
First day for students;  start of 1st quarter
27 28 29 30

September 2013

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
2
Labor Day; schools and offices closed
3

4

5

6

9

10 11 12 13
16

17 18 19 20
23 24 25
Window for 1st-quarter progress reports
26
Window for 1st-quarter progress reports 
27
PD for staff; schools closed for students
Window for 1st-quarter progress reports

30
High School Assessments (HSAs)

Window for 1st-quarter progress reports

       

October 2013

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 

1
High School Assessments (HSAs)

Window for 1st-quarter progress reports

2
HSAs
3
HSAs
4

7
HSAs
8
HSAs
9
HSAs
10
HSAs
11
HSAs
14

15 16 17
PD for staff; schools closed for students
18
PD for staff; schools closed for students
21 22 23 24 25

28

29 30 31
End of 1st quarter
 

November 2013

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 

 

 
1
Window for 1st-quarter report cards;
Start of 2nd quarter
4
Window for 1st-quarter report cards
5
Window for 1st-quarter report cards
6
Window for 1st-quarter report cards 
7 8
11

12 13 14
15
PD for staff; schools closed for students
18 19 20 21 22

25

26 27 28
Thanksgiving; schools and offices closed
29
Thanksgiving; schools and offices closed

December 2013

The annual Middle and High School Choice Fair was held on Saturday, December 7.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
2
3
4
Window for 2nd-quarter progress reports 
5
Window for 2nd-quarter progress reports 
6
Window for 2nd-quarter progress reports
9
Window for evening parent-teacher conferences
10
Window for evening parent-teacher conferences
11
Window for evening parent-teacher conferences
12
Window for evening parent-teacher conferences
13
Afternoon parent-teacher conferences; early release for students
16

17 18 19
20
Middle and high school choice application deadline 
23
Winter holiday; schools closed
24
Winter holiday; schools and offices closed
25
Winter holiday; schools and offices closed
26
Winter holiday; schools closed
27
Winter holiday; schools closed
30
Winter holiday; schools closed
31
Winter holiday; schools closed
     

January 2014

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday


1
Winter holiday; schools and offices closed
2
6
High School Assessments (HSAs)
7
HSAs
8
HSAs
9
HSAs
10

13
HSAs
14
High school midterm exams; HSAs
15
High school midterm exams; HSAs
16
High school midterm exams; HSAs
17
End of 2nd quarter
20
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day; schools and offices closed
21
Start of 3rd quarter
22


23


24
Window for 2nd-quarter report cards 
27
Window for 2nd-quarter report cards
28
Window for 2nd-quarter report cards
29  30  31
PD for staff; schools closed for students

February 2014

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3 4 5 6 7
10 11 12 13 14
17
Presidents' Day; schools and offices closed
18 19
Window for 3rd-quarter progress reports
20
Window for 3rd-quarter progress reports
21
Window for 3rd-quarter progress reports; charter school application deadline for 2014-15
24
Window for evening parent-teacher conferences
25
Window for evening parent-teacher conferences
26
Window for evening parent-teacher conferences
27
Window for evening parent-teacher conferences
28
Afternoon parent-teacher conferences; early release for students
 

March 2014

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3
4
5
MSAs in reading and math (grades 3 to 8)
6
MSAs in reading and math (grades 3 to 8)
7
MSAs in reading and math (grades 3 to 8)
10
MSAs in reading and math (grades 3 to 8)
11
MSAs in reading and math (grades 3 to 8)
12
MSAs in reading and math (grades 3 to 8)
13
MSAs in reading and math (grades 3 to 8)
14
MSAs in reading and math (grades 3 to 8) 
17 18 19
MSAs in reading and math (grades 3 to 8)
20
MSAs in reading and math (grades 3 to 8)
21
MSAs in reading and math (grades 3 to 8)
24
Window for Maryland School Assessments (MSAs) in science (grades 5 and 8)
25
Window for MSAs in science (grades 5 and 8)
26
Window for MSAs in science (grades 5 and 8)
27
Window for MSAs in science (grades 5 and 8)
28
Window for MSAs in science (grades 5 and 8)
31
Window for MSAs in science (grades 5 and 8)
       
 

The calendar above is followed by all schools, with the following exceptions: