Carroll ISD trustees approve 2020-21 school year calendar following community feedback

Carroll ISD trustees approved the 2020-21 calendar at the Feb. 3 meeting. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Carroll ISD trustees approved the 2020-21 calendar at the Feb. 3 meeting. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Carroll ISD trustees approved the 2020-21 calendar at the Feb. 3 meeting. (Courtesy Fotolia)

This year Carroll ISD students will be heading back to school Aug. 17 following the trustees’ decision to adopt the first draft of the proposed 2020-21 academic calendar.

The school year will end May 27, 2021.

The district’s board of trustees proposed two different calendars at its Dec. 16 meeting. Following several weeks of receiving community feedback, the option with the later professional development day and spring bad-weather day was selected.

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. 1

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Jan. 18

School holiday: Feb. 15

Spring break: March 15-19

Staff development and teacher workdays are scheduled for Aug. 10-14, Oct. 9, Jan. 4, Feb. 16, May 28 and April 2.

Feb. 12 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 CISD teachers.

Click here to see the full Carroll ISD 2020-21 calendar.
By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the McKinney edition.


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