To better accommodate families' needs during the 2019 holiday season, New York City public schools will now be closed for Winter Recess beginning on Monday, December 23, 2019. Schools will reopen on Thursday, January 2, 2020.
Check out the DOE's official School Calendar for October 2019. Highlights include Yom Kippur, Columbus Day, College Application Week, and the start of the DOE's middle and high school admissions processes.
The 2019–2020 edition of the NYC Public School Guidebook, the DOE's annual reference publication to NYC's public schools, is ready for City families. Download it here, or pick up your physical copy from your school or local Family Welcome Center today!
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