Key Dates

2019-20 School Year

August 26 Preseason Athletics Begin (HS)
August 26 Opening Faculty Meetings Begin (All School)
September 2 Labor Day – school closed
September 3 Grades 11 & 12 Orientation
September 3 New MS Student Orientation
September 4 MS Opening – early dismissal (MS)
September 4 Grades 9 & 10 Orientation
September 5 EC & LS Opening – early dismissal (EC & LS)
September 5-6 Grade 9 Trip with Grade 12 Peer Leaders Trip
September 6 Grades 10 & 11 Day Trips
September 9 HS Opening
October  9 Yom Kippur - school closed
October 14 Fall Long Weekend - school closed
October 15 Faculty Professional Day - school closed
November  5 EC/LS/MS Visiting Day – early dismissal (JK-12)
November 11 JK-12 Conference Day (no school)
November 26 Thanksgiving Break – begins at end of school day
November 27-29 Thanksgiving Vacation
December 2 School Reopens
December  20 Winter Break begins (early dismissal)
January  6 School Reopens
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr., Day - school closed
February 5 EC & LS Conference Day (no school EC & LS)
February 17-18 Presidents' Day Weekend - school closed
March 13 Spring Break – begins at end of school day
March 30 School Reopens
April 10 Good Friday - school closed
April 23 Grades 1-11 Conference Day - school closed for grades 1 - 12
May 13 EC Conference Day (no school for JK & K)
May 22 Commencement  (no school JK-11)
May 25 Memorial Day - school closed
June 9 EC, LS, HS Closing Exercises, MS Early Dismissal
June 10 MS Closing Exercises
   

2020-21 School Year

August
24
Berkshire Trip for soccer & cross country & optional Volleyball (HS)
August
31
Preseason Athletics Begin (HS)
August
31
Opening Faculty Meetings Begin (All School)
September
7
Labor Day (school closed)
September
8
Grades 11 & 12 Orientation
September
8
New MS Student Orientation
September
9
MS Opening – early dismissal (MS)
September
9
Grades 9 & 10 Orientation
September
10
EC & LS Opening – early dismissal (EC & LS)
September
10–11
Grade 9 Trip with Grade 12 Peer Leaders
September
11
Grades 10 & 11 Day Trips
September 
14
HS Opening
September
28
Yom Kippur  (school closed)
October
12
Fall Weekend  (school closed)
November
3
EC/LS/MS Visiting Day; HS noon dismissal; election day
November
11
JK-12 Conference Day (no school)
November
24
Thanksgiving Break – begins at end of school day
November
25–27
Thanksgiving Vacation
November
30
School Reopens
December
18
Winter Break begins  (early dismissal)
January
4
School Reopens
January
18
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day (school closed)
February
3
EC & LS Conference Day (no school EC & LS)
February
15–16
Presidents' Day Weekend (school closed)
March
19
Spring Break – begins at end of school day
April
5
School Reopens
April
22*
Grades 1-11 Conference Day (no school except for EC) 
May
12
EC Conference Day (no school for JK & K)
May
28
Commencement  (no school JK-11)
May
31
Memorial Day (school closed)
June
8
EC, LS, HS Closing Exercises
June
9
MS Closing Exercises
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Grace Church School is a co-educational independent school in downtown Manhattan, New York City providing instruction for over 700 students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12.