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Jefferson County Schools 2012-2013 Calendar

Academic Calendar for JCPS Elementary, Junior & High Schools


This year’s school calendar is different, so parents take note: Make-Up Days are handled in a new way. If you are interested in adjusting vacation time, babysitter schedules or holiday plans, here is a concise Jefferson County Schools 2012-2013 Calendar. Essential days to note are listed chronologically.

August 21, 2012: First Day of School
September 3, 2012: Labor Day
October 5, 2012: Professional Development Day
October 8, 2012: Professional Development Day
November 5, 2012: Professional Development Day
November 6, 2012: Election Day
November 21-23, 2012: Thanksgiving Break
December 21, 2012-January 4, 2013: Winter Break
January 21, 2013: Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
*February 25 to March 1, 2013: Make-Up Days
April 1-5, 2013: Spring Break (Jefferson County spring break camp ideas)
May 3, 2013: Professional Development Day
May 27, 2013: Memorial Day
June 5, 2013: Last Day of School
*June 6-14, 2013: Make-Up Days

*Make-Up Days There will be no school on Make-Up Days, Feb. 5-March 1, 2013 and June 6-14, 2013 unless there are days that need to be made up due to unexpected school closures. “In case of inclement weather or other emergencies, missed school days will be made up,” says the Jefferson County Schools website, “if 2/26, 2/27, and 2/28 are not used as Make-Up Days, schools may choose to offer remediation/enrichment activities for some students. If no activities are scheduled, students will not attend school on these days.” In addition the website states “inclement weather may alter the school calendar, grading periods and report card distribution dates.”

Parent-Teacher Conference Days:
(Two of these days are conferences, two are professional development for teachers. It is up to each school to choose which dates are for what purpose. Contact your JCPS school for details.)
October 8, 2012
November 5, 2012
January 4, 2013
March 1, 2013

For more information, visit the Jefferson County Public Schools website.

Planning ahead? Look at the school calendar for the 2013-2014 academic year.

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