Houston ISD releases 2020-21 calendar: See what days off students will have next year

The Houston ISD school calendar for 2020-21 includes the districtwide holiday and day of community service in honor of César Chávez and Dolores Huerta on March 29. (Courtesy Fotolia)
The Houston ISD school calendar for 2020-21 includes the districtwide holiday and day of community service in honor of César Chávez and Dolores Huerta on March 29. (Courtesy Fotolia)

The Houston ISD school calendar for 2020-21 includes the districtwide holiday and day of community service in honor of César Chávez and Dolores Huerta on March 29. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Houston ISD released its 2020-21 academic calendar on Feb. 17. The school year begins on Aug. 24 and ends the following May 27, before Memorial Day.

Key dates:

First day of school Aug. 24, 2020

Labor Day — Sept. 7, 2020

Fall Holiday — Sept. 28, 2020


Teacher service day — Oct. 21, 2020

Thanksgiving — Nov. 23-27, 2020

Winter Break — Dec. 21, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021

First day of Spring classes — Jan. 5, 2021

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day — Jan. 18, 2021

Teacher service day — Feb. 24, 2021

Spring Break — March 15-19, 2021

Chavez-Huerta Day — March 29, 2021

Spring Holiday — April 2, 2021

Memorial Day — May, 31 2021

Last day of school — May 27, 2021
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By Matt Dulin

Matt joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2018 and is the City Editor for Houston's Inner Loop editions.


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