Lewisville ISD begins discussing options for 2022-23 academic calendar

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Lewisville ISD board of trustees discussed the 2022-23 academic calendar at an Oct. 18 meeting. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Lewisville ISD board of trustees discussed the 2022-23 academic calendar at an Oct. 18 meeting. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Lewisville ISD board of trustees took the first step toward drafting an academic calendar for the 2022-23 school year at its Oct. 18 meeting.

District representatives briefed the board on the Texas Education Agency requirements for a complete school year as well as preferences suggested by the Academic Calendar Committee, which is comprised of district administrators, parents and students. Their plan is to have proposals ready for the board by December.

As Lewisville ISD is defined as a District of Innovation by the TEA, it has had flexibility with start dates in recent years. LISD is eligible to begin the school year earlier than the TEA’s recommendation that calls for school to start on or after the fourth Monday of August.

However, according to agenda notes, the district’s status as a District of Innovation is up for renewal and is currently set to expire in May 2022. Therefore, the board of trustees will be presented with two calendar options – one that features an earlier start date and one that begins on or after the traditional fourth Monday of August.

This school year, classes for students began on Aug. 11.


Historical input from Academic Calendar Committee includes a midweek start date earlier than the fourth Monday of August, a five-day Thanksgiving break, two full weeks for winter break, a last day of school earlier than the end of May, and continued observation of current district holidays.

Editor's note: This post has been updated to correct an error. The calendar is for the 2022-23 school year.

By Mike Graham



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