School Calendars 2023-2024: Start & End Dates for Atlanta Area School Districts

Be prepared this school year by accessing the 2023-24 academic calendars for Atlanta school districts.
Be prepared this school year by accessing the 2023-24 academic calendars for Atlanta school districts.
7/9/23 - By Melanie Preis

Whether you're happy about it or not, school starts in about a month for Atlanta kiddos! Even though it feels like sweltering summer well into the Atlanta school year, there's just something exciting about buying new crayons and backpacks and figuring out the perfect first-day outfit.

Whether you live ITP, OTP, or somewhere way far out, we've tried to make your back-to-school life a little easier by letting you know the start and end dates of Atlanta area school districts. These calendar links also reference holidays, seasonal breaks, and teacher professional days to note as school closings pop up throughout the school year.

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Start and End Dates for Atlanta Schools

Atlanta Public Schools: August 1, 2023 - May 24, 2024

Buford City Schools:  August 2, 2023 - May 23, 2024 

Cherokee County School District: August 7, 2023 - May 23, 2024  

City Schools of Decatur: August 1, 2023 - May 22, 2024

Clayton County School District: August 2, 2023 - May 21, 2024 

Cobb County School District: August 1, 2023 - May 22, 2024

Coweta County School System: August 2, 2023 - May 24, 2024

DeKalb County School District: August 7, 2023 - May 22, 2024

Fayette County Public Schools: August 3, 2023 - May 24, 2024   

Forsyth County Schools: August 3, 2023 - May 23, 2024

Fulton County School District: August 7, 2023 - May 23, 2024

Gwinnett County Public Schools: August 2, 2023 - May 22, 2024     

Henry County Schools: August 2, 2023 - May 24, 2024

Marietta City Schools:  August 2, 2023 - May 23, 2024

Newton County School District:  August 1, 2023 - May 23, 2024

Please confirm dates with your local school district, as they are subject to change. To get more information about all of Georgia's school districts, as well as details about curriculum, state standards, and more, contact the Georgia Department of Education for assistance. 

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