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Gwinnett County Public Schools

2016-17 SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR


Independence Day
(Systemwide Holiday)
25
New Teacher Orientation
26-27 New Teachers Report*

JULY 2016

*(Schools determine which 2 of the 4


days new teachers report)

27

Administrative Staff
Meeting

JANUARY 2017

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1-5
8

Required Pre-planning/
Staff Development [#1-5]
First Day of School

FEBRUARY 2017

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SEPTEMBER 2016
5

Labor Day
(Systemwide Holiday)
28-29 Early Release
Elementary and
Middle School

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MARCH 2017

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Student/Teacher
Holiday, Election Day
21-25 Thanksgiving Break
(School Holidays)

First and Last Day of School

10 Student/Teacher Holiday
Inclement Weather
Make-up Day/ Priority 1
20 Teacher Planning/
Staff Development [#8]
(Student Holiday)

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10 Student/Teacher Holiday
Inclement Weather
Make-up Day/ Priority 2
31 Student/Teacher Holiday
Inclement Weather
Make-up Day/ Priority 3
or Teacher Planning Staff
Development make-up

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3-7 Spring Break


(School Holidays)

30

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MAY 2017

10

11

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DECEMBER 2016
19-21 Early Release for High
School Exams
21
End 1st Semester
[Day 90]
22-30 Winter Break
(School Holidays)

(Student Holiday)

Begin 2nd Semester


[Day 91]
16 MLK Jr. Day

APRIL 2017
S

NOVEMBER 2016
8

22-23 Early Release


Elementary and Middle
School

Teacher Planning
Staff Development [#6]
(Student Holiday)

OCTOBER 2016

10

3 Student/Teacher Holiday
4 Teacher Planning/Staff
Development [#7]

(Systemwide Holiday)

AUGUST 2016
S

New Years Day observed


(Systemwide Holiday)

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JUNE 2017

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Teacher Planning/Staff Development/Student Holiday

22-24 Early Release for High


School Exams
24
Last Day of School [Day 180]
25-26 Teacher Post-planning/
Staff Development [#9-10]
29
Memorial Day (Systemwide Holiday)
** GCPS will make up any additional
inclement weather days beyond the 3
accounted for in the calendar by
extending the school day or year.

12-Month Employee Holidays


2016-17
July 4
Independence Day
Sept. 5
Labor Day
Nov. 24-25 Thanksgiving
Dec. 22-30 Winter Break
Jan. 2
New Years Day
Jan. 16
MLK Jr. Day
April 7
Spring Holiday
May 29
Memorial Day

Student/Teacher Holidays