Pearland ISD board approves 2021-22 calendar

The Pearland ISD board of trustees approved the 2021-22 instructional calendar at its Feb. 9 meeting. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
The Pearland ISD board of trustees approved the 2021-22 instructional calendar at its Feb. 9 meeting. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The Pearland ISD board of trustees approved the 2021-22 instructional calendar at its Feb. 9 meeting. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The Pearland ISD board of trustees approved the 2021-22 instructional calendar at its Feb. 9 meeting. The calendar ends the school year before Memorial Day at the board’s request, Superintendent John Kelly said.

This calendar also gives students the day off the Monday after Easter. The calendar committee has often asked for it, but in the past the district has not been able to give that day off due to the start of State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness testing, said Sonia Serrano, senior assistant superintendent for intermediate education.

The district has also been urged by the state to build in four bad weather days into the calendar, as opposed to the two days they typically build into the school year, Kelly said. The calendar also has students in class for 15 minutes less every day compared to the 2020-21 school year.

Here are important dates and holidays for the 2021-22 school year:

Aug. 18: first day of school


Sept. 6: Labor Day

Sept. 7: teacher in-service, no school for students

Oct. 11: teacher in-service, no school for students

Nov. 22-26: Thanksgiving break

Dec. 17: early release

Dec. 20-Jan. 5: Christmas break (Jan. 3-5 are teacher in-service days)

Jan. 17: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Feb. 21: teacher in-service, no school for students

March 14-18: spring break

April 15-18: Easter break

May 26: early release, last day of school
By Haley Morrison
Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. She was promoted to editor in February 2019. Haley primarily covers city government.


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