Editor’s note: These calendars were approved before the advent of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. The Cypress News Review will update this if CFISD makes changes to the school calendars.
When does school start in the Fall?
CYPRESS — The Cy-Fair ISD school board set the calendar for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020.
“In the fall semester of 2019, a calendar committee was organized to develop a calendar for the 2020-2021 school year,” according the CFISD website. “The committee was made up of district-wide representation, including teachers, parents, community members, campus administrators and support staff. The committee worked to construct the calendar using the 75,600 minutes needed to complete a school year required by law.”
The 79th Texas Legislature in 2005 mandated that instruction for the school year may not begin before the fourth Monday in August. For the upcoming instructional year, the earliest start date is Aug. 24, 2020. On the other end, school is set to complete on May 27, 2021.
- Cy-Fair school begins Monday, Aug. 24.
- Labor Day, Sept. 7, is a student/staff holiday.
- Thanksgiving holiday is all week long, Nov. 23-27.
- Christmas break is ten days Dec. 21, 2020-Jan. 4, 2021.
- Spring break is slated for March 15-19, 2021.
- Good Friday, April 2, 2021, is a student and staff holiday.
- Last day of school is May 27, 2021 for students.
- Feb. 15 and May 28, 2021 are designated as inclement weather “snow days” makeup days.
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