Schools with Alternative Calendars

  • First and last day of school

    For students at most schools, the 2018-19 school year begins on Tuesday, September 4, and is scheduled to end on Friday, June 14. The following schools have received approval for a different first or last day. (Note: If no date is listed, the school begins or ends on the district's regular schedule.) 

    School First Day for Students Last Day for Students
    Academy for College and Career Exploration Monday, August 27  
    Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys Monday, August 27 Monday, June 17
    City Springs Elementary/Middle School Tuesday, August 28  
    Commodore John Rodgers Elementary/Middle School Monday, August 27  
    Furman Templeton Preparatory Academy Wednesday, August 8  
    Harford Heights Elementary School Monday, August 27  
    James McHenry Elementary/Middle School Monday, August 27  
    KIPP Harmony Academy Monday, August 20  
    Lillie May Carroll Jackson School Monday, August 6  
    Mary E. Rodman Elementary School Monday, August 27  
    Midtown Academy   Tuesday, June 11
    New Song Academy Friday, September 7 Friday, July 19


    Early dismissals

    In 2018-19, most schools will dismiss students three hours early on seven days during the year. The schools listed below have different or additional days when they will dismiss early. 

    School Early Dismissal for Students
    Academy for College and Career Exploration District early dismissal days plus 12:00 p.m. dismissal on December 6, December 7, March 7, March 8, June 12, and June 13
    Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys Every Wednesday (2 p.m. dismissal)
    Baltimore Montessori Public Charter School Every Wednesday (1 p.m. dismissal)
    Banneker Blake Academy of Arts and Sciences  Every Friday (1 p.m. dismissal)
    City Neighbors Charter School, City Neighbors Hamilton, and City Neighbors High School Every Wednesday (1 p.m. dismissal for City Neighbors Charter and City Neighbors Hamilton; 2 p.m. for City Neighbors High School)
    City Springs Elementary/Middle School District early dismissal days plus September 5, November 7, and June 5 
    Commodore John Rodgers Elementary/Middle School District early dismissal days plus 12:00 p.m. dismissal on December 6, December 7, March 7, March 8, June 12, and June 13
    ConneXions: A Community Based Arts School Every Wednesday (1:15 p.m. dismissal)
    Coppin Academy First and third Wednesday of each month (12:30 p.m. dismissal)
    Creative City Public Charter School Every Wednesday (1 p.m. dismissal)
    Elmer A. Henderson: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School District early dismissal days plus every Friday (2:00 p.m. dismissal)
    Empowerment Academy Last Wednesday of each month (11:15 a.m. dismissal)
    Fort Worthington Elementary/Middle School District early dismissal days plus September 19, October 3, October 17, November 14, December 5, January 9, February 6, February 20, March 6, April 3, May 1, and  May 29 (11:15 dismissal on the listed days)
    Frederick Elementary School District early dismissal days plus September 19, November 7, November 21, and February 20
    Furman Templeton Preparatory Academy November 5, December 5, February 1, March 6, May 1, and June 14 (11:45 a.m. dismissal)
    The Green School of Baltimore Every Friday (1:15 dismissal)
    Hampstead Hill Academy None (full days throughout the year, including on district early dismissal days)
    Harford Heights Elementary School District early dismissal days plus 12:00 p.m. dismissal on December 6, December 7, March 7, March 8, June 12, and June 13
    Independence School Local I Every Wednesday (12:15 dismissal)
    James McHenry Elementary/Middle School District early dismissal days plus 12:00 p.m. dismissal on December 6, December 7, March 7, March 8, June 12, and June 13
    KIPP Harmony Academy Half-day schedule August 20 to 31; thereafter, district early dismissal days plus November 21, December 21, and April 12
    Lillie May Carroll Jackson School Every Friday (1 p.m. dismissal)
    Mary E. Rodman Elementary School District early dismissal days plus 12:00 p.m. dismissal on December 6, December 7, March 7, March 8, June 12, and June 13
    Midtown Academy Every Friday (12:30 p.m. dismissal)
    Monarch Academy September 12, September 26, October 10, October 24, November 7, November 21, December 5, December 19, January 9, January 23, February 6, February 20, March 6, March 20, April 3, May 1, May 15, May 29, and June 12 (1 p.m. dismissal)
    New Song Academy  District early dismissal days plus September 7 and November 21 
    Northwood Appold Community Academy District early dismissal days plus every 4th Wednesday
    Patterson Park Public Charter School Every Wednesday (1:30 p.m. dismissal)
    Roots and Branches School Every Wednesday (1:15 p.m. dismissal)
    Rosemont Elementary/Middle School First and third Wednesday each month (11:30 a.m. dismissal)
    Southwest Baltimore Charter School Every Friday (1:00 p.m. dismissal)


    Other date changes at specific schools

    The following schools are open or closed for students on dates that do not align with the district overall. If no dates are listed, the school closes or opens on the same days as the district. (Staff members at these schools should also check with their school leaders for additional calendar changes that affect staff only.)

    School Closed for Students Open for Students
    Academy for College and Career Exploration November 21, January 2, February 19, May 9, May 10  
    Afya Public Charter School January 24 November 5
    Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys October 17, November 19 to 21, February 11 to 15 November 5, January 25, March 15
    Baltimore Montessori Public Charter School   October 18
    Brehms Lane Elementary School January 24 November 5
    City Neighbors Charter School May 10 October 18
    City Neighbors Hamilton May 10 October 18
    City Springs Elementary/Middle School February 19 to 22  
    Commodore John Rodgers Elementary/Middle School November 21, January 2, February 19, May 9, May 10  
    ConneXions: A Community Based Arts School November 21 January 25
    Frederick Elementary School   November 5, March 15
    Furman Templeton Preparatory Academy October 8 to 12, October 15 to 17, November 21, December 21, January 2 to 4, April 8 to 12, April 23, May 24 November 5, January 25, March 15
    Harford Heights Elementary School November 21, January 2, February 19, May 9, May 10  
    James McHenry Elementary/Middle School November 21, January 2, February 19, May 9, May 10  
    KIPP Harmony Academy January 2, April 23  
    Lillie May Carroll Jackson School September 4 to 7, October 8, November 19 to 23, January 2 to 4 (student conferences), January 18 (student conferences), February 19 to 22, March 22, April 22 to 26, May 3 (student conferences), May 24 October 18, November 5, January 25, March 15
    Mary E. Rodman Elementary School November 21, January 2, February 19, May 9, May 10  
    Midtown Academy June 10 to 13 October 18, November 5, January 25
    New Song Academy September 4 to 6, October 22 to 26, December 12 to 21, February 19 to 22, May 28 to June 7 October 18 and 19, November 5, January 25, March 15
    Southwest Baltimore Charter School November 9 November 5
    Tunbridge Public Charter School September 28, January 24 October 18, November 5
    Wolfe Street Academy April 26 March 15