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1027 45th St. NE, Washington, DC 20019 Phone: 202-399-4750
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2016-2017 Calendar

View the IDEA 2016–2017 calendar below or download it below


August 22, 2016: First day of School

August 8 New Teacher Orientation
August 10-19 Professional Development Institute
August 22 First Day of School
August 22–26 Student Culture Week
September 5 Labor Day (School Closed)
September 21 Back to School Night
September 30 Professional Development Day (No School for Students)
October 10 Columbus Day (School Closed)
October 19 PSAT and SAT Day
October 24-27 Quarter 1 Exams
October 28 End of Quarter 1. Early dismissal
October 31 Start of Quarter 2
November 4 Parent–Teacher Conference 1. Professional Development (No School for Students)
November 9 Full-Day Schedule
November 11 Veterans’ Day (School Closed)
November 23 Professional Development Day (No School for Students)
November 24–25  Holiday/Fall Break (School Closed)
December 2 Full-Day Schedule (Student Incentive Day)
December 12 My School DC Lottery Application Opens for SY 2017–18
December 19–30 Winter Break (School Closed)
January 2 Professional Development Day (No School for Students)
January 3 School Resumes for all Students
January 10–13 Quarter 2 Exams
January 16 MLK Jr. Day (School Closed)
January 19 End of Q2/Semester 1  Data Meeting 2 (No School for Students)
January 20 Inauguration Day (School Closed)
January 23 Start of Quarter 3
February 1 My School DC Application Grades 9–12
February 17 Full-Day Schedule (Student Incentive Day)
February 20 President’s Day (School Closed)
March 3 Parent-Teacher Conference 2 Professional Development/ Data Meeting 3 (No School for Students)
March 27–30 Quarter 3 Exams
March 31 End of Quarter 3
April 17 Emancipation Day Observed (School Closed)
April 18–21 Spring Break (No School for Students and Teachers)
May 1–31 Teacher Appreciation
May 8 AP Biology Exam
May 9–19 PARCC
May 19 Parent–Teacher Conference 3
May 22–26 DC Science Exam
May 23–30 Senior Exams
May 29 Memorial Day (School Closed)
May 31 Last Day for Seniors
June 2 Senior Grades Due
June 5–9 Portfolios (Grades 9–11)
June 9–14 Final Exams
June 14 End of Q4 / Semester 2. Last Day for Grades 9–11.
June 15 Professional Development / Record Keeping Day (No School for Students)
June 16 Senior Graduation
June 26 Summer School Begins
July 3 Summer Bridge (9th Grade)
July 4 Independence Day (School Closed)
July 5 Summer School Resumes