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​Broward County Public Schools Announces 2016/17 School Year Calendar

Thursday, December 10, 2015
Mark your calendars! Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) students will start the 2016/17 school year on Monday, August 22, 2016.  The School Board of Broward County, Florida, approved the 2016/17 school year calendar at its December 8, 2015, School Board meeting.
The 2016/17 school year calendar, with 180 instructional days, includes a two-week winter break from December 26  – January 6, and a one-week spring break from April 10 – 14. Teacher planning days (no students in school) are scheduled for August 15 – 19; October 28; November 8; January 13; March 24 and June 9. The last day of school for students will be June 8, 2017.
The school year calendar also includes the dates interim reports and report cards are issued, early release days, holidays, District offices closed days, and contingencies for up to five hurricane make-up days, if needed. To view the 2016/17 school year calendar, visit browardschools.com.



Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest public school system in the United States and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has over 265,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 238 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 104 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population. Students are from 208 different countries and speak 181 different languages. For more information about BCPS and the Centennial Celebration, visit browardschools.com, follow BCPS on Twitter @browardschools, like BCPS on Facebook at facebook.com/browardschools, and download the free BCPS mobile app.