Here's the NYC Public School Calendar for 2024-2025

The 2024-2025 NYC public school calendar is out, and students return to school on Thursday, September 5.
The 2024-2025 NYC public school calendar is out, and students return to school on Thursday, September 5.
4/22/24 - By Jody Mercier

If you've got a child in public school, you live by the public school calendar. Many local NYC preschools follow the public school schedule, too. The New York City Department of Education's calendar for the 2024-2025 school year is below, and you'll want to bookmark it now for reference—and to help with planning family vacations and school break camp coverage.

Once again, there will be no snow days. Plan on logging your kiddos on for a day of remote learning whenever buildings are closed for snow or other emergencies.

These are all of the dates you can count on your kiddos being out of school during the 2024-2025 school year.

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More NYC Public School Calendars

If you're really looking to get ahead on your planning, we've got the 2025-2026 New York City Public Schools calendar, too. 

2024-2025 NYC Public School Calendar

Thursday, September 5: First day of school for all students

Thursday, October 3-Friday, October 4: Rosh Hashanah, schools closed

Monday, October 14: Italian Heritage/Indigenous Peoples Day, schools closed

Friday, November 1: Diwali, schools closed

Tuesday, November 5: Election Day, students do not attend school

Monday, November 11: Veterans Day, schools closed

Thursday, November 28-Friday, November 29: Thanksgiving Recess, schools closed

Tuesday, December 24-Wednesday, January 1: Winter Recess, schools closed

Monday, January 20: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, schools closed

Wednesday, January 29: Lunar New Year, schools closed

Monday, February 17-Friday, February 21: Midwinter Recess, schools closed

Monday, March 31: Eid al-Fitr, schools closed

Monday, April 14-Friday, April 18: Spring Recess, schools closed

Monday, May 26: Memorial Day, schools closed

Thursday, June 5: Eid al-Adha/Anniversary Day, schools closed

Friday, June 6: Clerical Day for elementary, middle, K-12 schools and D75 programs, students in these programs do not attend

Thursday, June 19: Juneteenth, schools closed

Thursday, June 26: Last day of school for all students.

For the full calendar, including all parent-teacher conference days, please see the DOE's full calendar.

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