PRESCOTT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR 2017-2018

July August September
S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S
1 1 2 3 4 5 1 2
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
9 10 11 12 13 14 15 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
16 17 18 19 20 21 22 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
23 24 25 26 27 28 29 27 28 29 30 31 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
30 31

October November December
S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 1 2
8 9 10 11 12 13 14 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
15 16 17 18 19 20 21 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
22 23 24 25 26 27 28 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
29 30 31 26 27 28 29 30 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31

January February March
S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 3 1 2 3
7 8 9 10 11 12 13 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
14 15 16 17 18 19 20 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
21 22 23 24 25 26 27 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
28 29 30 31 25 26 27 28 25 26 27 28 29 30 31

April May June
S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 5 1 2
8 9 10 11 12 13 14 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
15 16 17 18 19 20 21 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
22 23 24 25 26 27 28 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
29 30 27 28 29 30 31 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Pay Days Work Day/No Students End of Grading Period Employees/Students Off All Offices
(12-month employees work) Closed (due to
four-day work
First Day of School All Employees/Students Off Half-Day for Students Half-Day PHS Only week)

Revised 4/12/17
Dates Affecting ALL Students in Prescott Unified School District for 2017-2018:
July 4 Holiday – Independence Day
July 24 New Teachers Report
July 31 Returning Teachers Report School Directory:
August 3 First Day of School
Discovery Gardens Early Childhood
September 4 Holiday – Labor Day
Center – 442-1283
September 14 & 15 Half-Day for Students – Parent/Teacher Conferences
in the Afternoon Abia Judd Elementary School
September 25 No Students – Staff Professional Development Day 717-3263
October 6 End of 1st Quarter
October 9-13 Fall Break (12-month employees work) Lincoln School
October 16 2nd Quarter Begins 717-3249
October 31 Half-Day for Students – Staff Professional Development Taylor Hicks Elementary School
November 10 Holiday –Observance of Veterans Day 717-3276
November 22-24 Thanksgiving Break
December 22 End of 1st Semester - Half-Day for Students Granite Mountain School
Dec. 25 – Dec. 29 Winter Break (12-month employees work December 28, 29) 717-3253
Jan. 1 – Jan. 5 Winter Break (12-month employees work January 4, 5) Prescott Mile High Middle School
January 8 2nd Semester Begins 717-3241
January 15 Holiday – Martin Luther King Day
February 16 No Students – Staff Professional Development Day Prescott High School
February 19 Holiday – Presidents’ Day 445-2322
March 9 End of 3rd Quarter
March 12-16 Spring Break
March 19 4th Quarter Begins
March 30 Spring Holiday
April 30 No Students – Staff Professional Development Day
May 24 Last Day of School for Students – Half-Day for Students
May 24 Teacher Check-Out
May 25 High School Graduation
May 28 Holiday – Memorial Day

Dates Affecting 9-12 Students ONLY in Prescott Unified School District:
December 20 Half-Day Release for 9-12 Grade Students ONLY – Final Exams
December 21 Half-Day Release for 9-12 Grade Students ONLY – Final Exams
May 22 Half-Day Release for 9-12 Grade Students ONLY – Final Exam
May 23 Half-Day Release for 9-12 Grade Students ONLY – Final Exam
May 25 Prescott High School Graduation

SCHOOL CLOSURE INFORMATION
DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER/DISASTER
The Prescott Unified School District No. 1 calendar includes 180 teaching days between August 3, 2017, and May 24,
2018. In the event of school closure(s) due to severe weather/disaster, the last day of school for students and teachers will
be determined as follows or at the administration’s discretion:
No school closure day used between August 3 and May 24, students’ last day will be May 24. Teachers check out on May
24.
One school closure day used between August 3 and May 24, students’ last day will be May 24. Teachers check out on
May 24, and school will be held on Friday, March 30, 2018.
Two school closure days used between August 3 and May 24, students’ last day will be May 24. Teachers check out on
May 24, and school will be held on Monday, April 30.
Three or more school closure days used between August 3 and May 24, alternative days of attendance will be studied.
These alternative days could include scheduled school holidays permitted by statute, Saturdays, and/or extending the
school year.
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE REFER TO OUR WEBSITE AT:

www.prescottschools.com OR CALL: (928) 445-5400 or (800) 445-9806