Key Dates

2020-21 School Year

Updated September 5, 2020

August
24
Town Hall for Equity, Anti-Racism and Belonging (on Zoom)
August 
31
Opening Faculty Meetings
September
7
Labor Day (school closed)
September
8
HS Orientations (on Zoom)
September
8
5th Grade Orientation
September
9
2nd Grade Orientation
September
9
6th Grade Orientation
September
9
9th Grade Orientation
September
10
JK-1 Homeroom Visits (staggered)
September
10
3rd Grade Orientation
September 
10
7th Grade Orientation
September
10
10th Grade Orientation
September
10
11th Grade Orientation
September
11
JK-1 Homeroom Visits (staggered)
September
11
4th Grade Orientation
September 
11
8th Grade Orientation
September
14
JK-12 Opening Day of School
September
28
Yom Kippur (school closed)
October
12
Fall Weekend (school closed)
November
3
Election Day (school closed)
November
11
JK-4 Conference Day (no school EC/LS; conferences on Zoom)
November
13
End of First Quarter
November
20
Grades 5-12 Conference Day (no school MS/HS; conferences on Zoom)
November
24
Thanksgiving Break—begins at end of the school day
November
25-27
Thanksgiving Break
November
30
School reopens
December 
18
Winter Break—begins at end of school day
January
4
School reopens
January 
8
End of Second Quarter
January 
18
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (school closed)
February 
3
JK-4 Conferences (no school EC/LS; conferences on Zoom)
February
15-16
Presidents' Day Weekend (school closed)
March 
19
Spring Break—begins at end of the school day
April 
5
School reopens
April
9
End of Third Quarter
April 
23
Grades 5-11 Conference Day (no school Grades 5-11; format TBD)
May
12
JK-4 Conference Day (no school EC/LS; format TBD)
May
28
Commencement (no school JK-11)
May 31 Memorial Day (school closed)
June
8
End of Fourth Quarter
June
9
HS Closing Exercises
June
9
EC & LS Closing Exercises
June
10
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.