Calgary Public Schools Holidays



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Here are the year's school calendars with all the statutory holidays, breaks/vacations, and professional development days, for the elementary schools, middle schools, and secondary schools run by the area's public and separate school boards.

Calgary Board of Education calendar for the 2018-2019 school year

(see below for year-round schools):

Professional Activity DaysAug 29-31
Labour DayMonday, September 03, 2018
start of school yearTuesday, September 04, 2018
Professional Development DayFriday, September 21, 2018
Thanksgiving DayMonday, October 08, 2018
Professional Development DayFriday, October 26, 2018
Remembrance DayyMonday, November 12, 2018
Professional Activity DayFriday, November 23, 2018
Professional Activity DayFriday, December 07, 2018
End of school term for Christmas BreakFriday, December 21, 2018
Schools reopenMonday, January 07, 2019
High School Diploma ExamsJan 14-15
High School Semester 1 ExamsJan 22-29
Professional Development DayFriday, February 03, 2017
Teachers' ConventionFeb 14-15
Family DayMonday, February 18, 2019
Professional Development DayFriday, March 01, 2019
Last day before Spring BreakThursday, March 21, 2019
Professional Development DaysFriday, March 22, 2019
Schools ReopenMonday, April 01, 2019
Good FridayFriday, April 19, 2019
Easter MondaySunday, April 21, 2019
Professional Development DayFriday, May 17, 2019
Victoria DayMonday, May 20, 2019
Professional Development DayTuesday, June 18, 2019
High School Semester 1 ExamsJun 19-27
Last Day of School (noon dismissal)Thursday, June 27, 2019
Professional Development DayFriday, June 28, 2019


Year-Round Schools

The Calgary Board of Education also operates the following schools with a modified year-round 2018-2019 school year calendar :

  • Albert Park Elementary
  • Belfast Elementary
  • Catherine Nichols Gunn
  • Crossing Park Elementary
  • Dr. Gordon Townsend (Children's Hospital)
  • Dr. Oakley School
  • Falconridge Elementary
  • George Wood Centre
  • Grant MacEwan Elementary
  • HERA Program
  • Keeler Elementary
  • Louise Dean
  • McKenzie Lake School
  • National Sport School
  • O. S. Geiger Elementary
  • Patrick Airlie Elementary
  • Penbrooke Meadows Elementary
  • Project Trust
  • Riverbend Multi-Track Calendar
  • Rosscarrock Elementary
  • Rundle Elementary
  • Salvation Army Children's Village
  • Southwood Elementary
  • Terry Fox Junior High
  • Valley View Elementary
  • W. H. Cushing Workplace School
  • West View Secondary
  • William Roper Hull
  • Windsor Park Elementary
  • Woods Homes


Calgary Catholic School Board calendar for the 2018-2019 school year

Professional Activity DaysAug 29-31
Labour DayMonday, September 03, 2018
start of school yearTuesday, September 04, 2018
Parent-Teacher Interviews (K-9)Friday, September 21, 2018
Professional Development DayFriday, October 05, 2018
Thanksgiving DayMonday, October 08, 2018
Faith DayTuesday, November 01, 2018
Professional Development DayFriday, November 02, 2018
Remembrance DayyMonday, November 12, 2018
Parent-Teacher Interviews (K-9)Friday, November 30, 2018
End of school term for Christmas Break (half-day)Friday, December 21, 2018
Schools reopenMonday, January 07, 2019
High School Diploma ExamsJan 14-15
High School Semester 1 ExamsJan22-29
ElementaryProfessional Development DayFriday, January 25, 2019
Teachers' ConventionFeb 14-15
Family DayMonday, February 18, 2019
Parent/Teacher ConferencesFriday, March 15, 2019
Spring Break (noon dismissal)Friday, March 22, 2019
Spring Break - schools re-openMonday, April 01, 2019
Good FridayFriday, April 19, 2019
Easter MondaySunday, April 21, 2019
Parent-Teacher Interviews (10-12)Tuesday, April 23, 2019
P/D DayFriday, May 17, 2019
Victoria DayMonday, May 20, 2019
Saturday, January 00, 1900
High School ExamsJun 19-26
Last Day of School (noon dismissal)Thursday, June 27, 2019
Teacher Organization (a.m. only)Friday, June 28, 2019

Year-Round Schools
The Calgary Catholic School District also operates some schools with a modified year-round school year calendar :


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