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Board Approves 2017-18 School Calendar

Dec. 16, 2016

The Denver Public Schools (DPS) Board of Education members approved the new school calendar for 2017-18 on Thursday night, Dec. 15, at its regular board meeting. See the new calendar here.

Important dates on the calendar include:
  • First Day of School – set as Aug. 21, 2017, for most students; some schools may have early or late starts. Please confirm with your specific school.
  • Last Day of School –set as May 31, 2018, to allow students to end on a Thursday (the last full day of school) and give teachers a full non-contact day to complete/submit grades and finish out their school year.
  • Winter Break — begins Dec. 22, 2017, with students returning Jan. 8, 2018.