Wondering when school will be closed during the JCPS 16-17 school year? Here is a guide to the academic year for children attending public school in Jefferson County. Dates are listed chronologically. Call your child's school to confirm hours and schedules. And if needed, don't forget to buy paper, pens, notebook, and folders. This page on Where to Buy School Supplies should help.
August 10, 2016: First Day of School
September 5, 2016: Labor Day (no school)
September 30, 2016: No school
October 3-4, 2016: No school, Parent-Teacher Conferences on 10/4
November 7-8, 2016: No school
November 23-25, 2016: Thanksgiving Break (no school)
December & January
December 19, 2016-January 2, 2017: Winter Break (no school)
If you have to work and are looking for things to keep your kids occupied during break, look into Winter Camps for Kids. If you have time off too, and are seeking staycation activities, you may find them in the Top 10 Things to Do in Louisville with Kids article. Or, get out of town! So many options as there are Top 5 Day Trips from Louisville for Families.
January 16, 2017: Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no school)
February 27, 2017: No school, Parent-Teacher Conferences
March & April
March 13, 2017: No school
March 30-April 7, 2017: Spring Break (no school)
A chunk of time off in spring can be a wonderful reason for a vacation or can lead to stress about how to balance family and work life. Either way, you have options. If you have to work and are looking for things to keep your kids occupied during break, look into Spring Break Camp Ideas.
May 5, 2017: No school
May 24, 2017: Last Day of School
What is your favorite way to have summer fun. For many, summer heat means water activities. Sound appealing? Check out these Water Parks in Indiana and Kentucky. Hoping to stay closer to home? You may be in luck, there are plenty of Summer Pools and Spraypads to enjoy as well. Of course, if you are on a budget, there is the list of Top 5 Free Things to Do During Summer in Louisville as well. Whatever your interest...it's summer break! Enjoy it, because school will be back in session on August 16, 2017!