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Broward County Public Schools 2015/16 School Year Calendar

Friday, May 08, 2015
Mark your calendars! Students of Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) will start the 2015/16 school year on Monday, August 24, 2015. The Broward County School Board approved the 2015/16 school year calendar at its December 9, 2014, School Board meeting.
The 2015/16 school year calendar, which has 180 instructional days, includes a two-week winter break beginning December 21, 2015 – January 1, 2016, and a one-week spring break taking place March 21 – 25, 2016. Teacher planning days (no students in school) are scheduled for August 17 – 21, 2015; October 23, 2015; January 8, 2016; March 18, 2016; May 27, 2016; and June 10, 2016. The last day of school for students will be June 9, 2016.
The school year calendar also includes dates that interim reports and report cards are issued, early release days, dates administrative offices are closed, and contingencies for up to five hurricane make-up days, if needed. To view the 2015/16 school year calendar, visit browardschools.com.

2015/16 School Year Calendar


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 260,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 238 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 99 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population. Students are from 204 different countries and speak 135 different languages. For more information about BCPS, visit browardschools.com, follow us on Twitter @Browardschools, like us on Facebook @ facebook.com/browardschools, and download the free Broward County Public Schools mobile app.