Coppell ISD adopts 2020-21 academic calendar

The Coppell ISD board of trustees adopted the district's 2020-21 academic calendar at a Jan. 13 meeting. (Courtesy Fotolia)
The Coppell ISD board of trustees adopted the district's 2020-21 academic calendar at a Jan. 13 meeting. (Courtesy Fotolia)

The Coppell ISD board of trustees adopted the district's 2020-21 academic calendar at a Jan. 13 meeting. (Courtesy Fotolia)

The Coppell ISD board of trustees adopted at a Jan. 13 meeting the district’s 2020-21 academic calendar.

Students will start classes Aug. 12 and break for summer May 26, 2021, according to the district. Winter break will begin Dec. 21 and end Jan. 4, 2021, though students will not return until Jan. 6. Spring break will be March 15-19, 2021.

The 2020-21 calendar will be duplicated for the 2021-22 school year, according to CISD. Students will be in classes for a total of 176 days each year.

CISD published in November three calendar options on its website for parents, students, employees and other stakeholders to vote on their preferred option.

The district received a total of 1,648 responses, according to CISD. Thirty percent of respondents preferred option 1, while 47% preferred a second option, and 23% preferred the third option.


Trustees approved the calendar 5-2, with trustees Nichole Bentley and Tracy Fisher dissenting.

See the full calendar below:

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By Gavin Pugh

After reporting for Community Impact Newspaper's Plano paper for over two years, Gavin launched the Coppell, Valley Ranch and Las Colinas edition in October 2019. As editor, Gavin's beat includes transportation, municipal government, education and Dallas Area Rapid Transit.


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