The AISD board of trustees approved the calendar for the 2020-21 school year at its meeting Jan. 27. The district was weighing three calendar options, with trustees ultimately selecting Calendar A as recommended by district staff.
According to the approved calendar, the following school holidays are scheduled with schools closed to teachers and parents:
- Labor Day: Sept. 7
- Thanksgiving break: Nov. 23-27
- Winter break: Dec. 21-Jan. 5, 2021
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Jan. 18
- Spring break: March 15-19
Districtwide staff development days are scheduled for Aug. 11-13, Jan. 5 and April 2. Additional staff development days for middle and high school staff are scheduled for Oct. 12 and Feb. 15.
Feb. 15 and April 2 are also being reserved as bad weather makeup days, according to the calendar.
In total, the 2020-21 school year will include 175 student days and 187 days for AISD teachers.