Dallas ISD schools that have adopted the district's base calendar will begin the 2022-23 school year Aug. 15 and end May 26.

The board of trustees unanimously approved the district’s base calendar along with its other calendars for certain campuses at a Jan. 28 meeting.

The school year will include 85 instructional days in the fall semester and 90 in the spring semester for a total of 175 days.

Thanksgiving break will be Nov. 21-25, and winter break will begin Dec. 22 with students returning Jan. 9, 2023.

Spring break will be March 13-17, 2023, according to the approved calendar, with two weather makeup days scheduled for April and May.

Compared with the 2021-22 school year, the 2022-23 calendar has three more class days during the fall semester while the spring semester is three days shorter.

Key dates

  • Aug. 15: First day of school

  • Nov. 21-25: Thanksgiving break

  • Dec. 22, 2022-Jan. 6, 2023: Winter break

  • March 13-17, 2023: Spring break

  • May 26, 2023: Last day of school