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Here's the Chicago Public School Calendar for 2020-21

The first day of school in Chicago for the 2020-2021 school year is planned for Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Chicago parents of children in public school live by the school calendar, and many local preschools follow the public school schedule, too. You'll want to bookmark the Chicago Public School Calendar for the 2020-2021 school year.

That said, the 2020-21 school year may not turn out as planned; after the last day of school on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, what happens next is anyone's guess. Stay up to date with all of the coronavirus news and changes in the Mommy Poppins Pandemic Stay-at-Home Guide; as soon as info is released about what to expect in the new school year, we will let you know!

Chicago Public School Calendar for 2020-2021​
First Day of School:
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Winter Vacation - Schools are closed from December 21, 2020 to January 1, 2021.
Spring Vacation - Schools are closed from March 29, 2021 to April 2, 2021.
Last Day of School: Tuesday, June 22, 2021

2020-2021 Chicago Public School Holidays and Student Non-Attendance Days:

Monday, October 12 - Columbus Day

Friday, November 6 - School Improvement Day (non-attendance day for students)

Wednesday, November 11 - Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 25 to Friday, November 27 - Thanksgiving Break

Monday, December 21, 2020 to Friday, January 1, 2021 - Winter Vacation

Monday, January 18, 2021 - M. L. King Day

Friday, February 5, 2021 - School Improvement Day (non-attendance day for students)

Monday, February 15, 2021 - Presidents Day

Monday, March 29, 2021 to Friday, April 2, 2021 - Spring Vacation

Friday, April 16, 2021 - School Improvement Day (non-attendance day for students)

Monday, May 31, 2021 - Memorial Day

June 23, 2021 - School Improvement Day (non-attendance day for students)

For the full calendar, including all parent-teacher conference days, please see the CPS PDF with all the dates.

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