Key Dates

2021-22 School Year

Updated January 29, 2021

August  23 Preseason Athletics Begin (HS)
August  23 New Faculty & Staff Antiracism/Orientation Workshops
August 30 Opening Faculty Meetings Begin (All Faculty & Staff)
September 6 Labor Day (school closed)
September 7 Rosh Hashanah (school closed)
September 8 Grades 9, 10 & 12 Orientations
September 8 Grade 5 & 7 Orientations
September Grade 6 & 8 Orientations
September Grade 11 Retreat/Orientation
September 9 EC and LS Opening -- early dismissal (JK-4)
September 9-10 Grade 9 Trip with Grade 12 Peer Leaders
September 10 MS Opening (full day)
September 10 Grade 10 Trip
September 13 HS Opening Day
September 16 Yom Kippur (school closed)
October 11 Fall Weekend (school closed)
October 12 Faculty Professional Day (no school)
November 2 EC/LS/MS Visiting Day; HS noon dismissal; election day
November 11 JK–12 Conference Day (no school)
November 23 Thanksgiving Break begins at end of school day
November 24-26 Thanksgiving Vacation
November 29 School Reopens
December 17 Winter Break Begins (early dismissal)
January  3 School Reopens
January  17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (school closed)
February  2 EC & LS Conference Day (no school JK-4)
February  21-22 Presidents' Day Weekend (school closed)
March  11 Spring Break - begins at end of school day
March  28 School reopens
April 15 Good Friday (school closed)
April  21 Grades 2–11 Conference Day (no school except for JK, K and Grade 1)
May  11 Early Childhood Conference Day (no school for JK, K & Grade 1)
May  27 Commencement
May 30 Memorial Day (School Closed)
June 14 HS Closing
June 14 EC & LS Closing
June  15 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.