Gwinnett County School Calendar 2016-2017

Gwinnett County Public Schools 2016-2017 School Year Calendar and Holidays.  

  
 





July 2016

4 Independence Day
(Systemwide Holiday)
19-20 New Teacher Orientation
21-22 New Teachers Report*
25-26 New Teachers Report*
*(Schools determine which 2 of the 4 days new teachers report)
27 Administrative Staff Meeting

August 2016

1-5 Required Pre-planning/
Staff Development [#1-5]
8 First Day of School

September 2016

5 Labor Day
(Systemwide Holiday)
28-29 Early Release
Elementary and
Middle School

October 2016

10 Teacher Planning
Staff Development [#6]
(Student Holiday)

November 2016

8 Student/Teacher
Holiday, Election Day
21-25 Thanksgiving Break

December 2016

19-21 Early Release for High
School Exams
21 End 1st Semester
[Day 90]
22-30 Winter Break
(School Holidays)

January 2017 

2 New Year's Day observed
(Systemwide Holiday)
3 Student/Teacher Holiday
4 Teacher Planning/Staff
Development [#7]
(Student Holiday)
5 Begin 2nd Semester
[Day 91]
16 MLK Jr. Day
(Systemwide Holiday)

February 2017

10 Student/Teacher Holiday
Inclement Weather
Make-up Day/ Priority 1
20 Teacher Planning/
Staff Development [#8]
(Student Holiday)
22-23 Early Release
Elementary

March 2017

10 Student/Teacher Holiday
Inclement Weather
Make-up Day/ Priority 2
31 Student/Teacher Holiday
Inclement Weather
Make-up Day/ Priority 3
or Teacher Planning Staff

April 2017

3-7 Spring Break
(School Holidays)

May 2017

22-24 Early Release for High
School Exams
24 Last Day of School [Day 180]
25-26 Teacher Post-planning/
Staff Development [#9-10]
29 Memorial Day (System-
wide Holiday)
** GCPS will make up any additional
inclement weather days beyond the 3
accounted for in the calendar by
extending the school day or year.

June 2017

22-24 Early Release for High
School Exams
24 Last Day of School [Day 180]
25-26 Teacher Post-planning/
Staff Development [#9-10]
29 Memorial Day (System-
wide Holiday)
** GCPS will make up any additional
inclement weather days beyond the 3
accounted for in the calendar by
extending the school day or year. 

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