2014-15 School Year, Month by Month

Updated: April 21, 2015

The calendar below applies to the majority of schools, but note that some schools (often charter schools) offer programming on "intersession" calendars or have voted for calendar adjustments called school-based options PDF. Check with your school about any changes to the calendar below.

Key:

    = schools closed     = schools closed for students (buildings open and staffed)     = early dismissal

April 2015

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 
1
Distribution window for 3rd-quarter report cards; PARCC
2
3rd-quarter report cards; PARCC
3
Spring break; schools and offices closed
6
Spring break; schools and offices closed
7
Spring break; schools closed
8
Spring break; schools closed
9
Spring break; schools closed
10
Spring break; schools closed
13
Window for Maryland School Assessments (MSAs) in science (grades 5 and 8); window for High School Assessments (seniors only)
14
MSAs; HSAs (seniors only)
15
MSAs; HSAs (seniors only)
16
MSAs; HSAs (seniors only)
17
PD for staff; schools closed for students
20
Window for end-of-year Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC); MSAs in science 

21 
PARCC; MSAs
22
PARCC; MSAs 

 
23
PARCC; MSAs
 
24
PARCC; MSAs
 
27 
PARCC; MSAs
28
PARCC; MSAs
29
PARCC; MSAs
30  
PARCC; MSAs
 


May 2015

High school graduation ceremonies will take place between Friday, May 29, and Sunday, May 31.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 
 

1
Window for end-of-year Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC); Maryland School Assessments (MSAs) in science (grades 5 and 8)
4
PARCC; Advanced Placement (AP) exams
5
PARCC; AP exams
6
PARCC; AP exams
7
PARCC; AP exams; distribution window for 4th-quarter progress reports
8
PARCC; AP exams; 4th-quarter progress reports
11
PARCC; AP exams; 4th-quarter progress reports; window for evening parent-teacher conferences
12
PARCC; AP exams; evening parent-teacher conferences
13
PARCC; AP exams; evening parent-teacher conferences
14
PARCC; AP exams; evening parent-teacher conferences
15
PARCC; AP exams; evening parent-teacher conferences
18
PARCC; 
High School Assessments (HSAs)
19
PARCC; HSAs
20
PARCC; HSAs
21
PARCC; HSAs
22
PARCC; HSAs

25
Memorial Day; schools and offices closed
26
PARCC; HSAs
27
PARCC; HSAs
 
28
PARCC; HSAs
 
29
PARCC; HSAs


June 2015

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1
High School Assessments (HSAs); PARCC
2
HSAs
3
 HSAs
4
HSAs
5


8
High school final exams
9
High school final exams

10
High school final exams

11
Make-up day for high school final exams
 
12
Make-up day for high school final exams
 
15
End of 4th quarter; make-up day for high school final exams;
last day of school for students* 
16
Professional development for teachers*; distribution window for 4th-quarter report cards

17
Professional development for teachers (tentative)*; 4th-quarter report cards

18
4th-quarter report cards
19
4th-quarter report cards
22 23 24 25 26
29 30       

* The district was closed a total of six days for inclement weather in 2014-15, one of which occurred on February 17, which was a previously scheduled professional day for teachers when students were not expected to be in school. Based on these snow days, the last day of school for students is Monday, June 15. Professional development for teachers is scheduled for Tuesday, June 16, and (tentative) Wednesday, June 17.