2021 – 2022 School Year Calendar


March 23, 2021 Update:

Board of Education Approves 2021-2022 School Year Calendar

The Board of Education has approved a 2021-2022 traditional school year calendar. The school year will begin on Aug. 30, 2021 and end on June 15, 2022 (scenario 1). The Board also voted to approve the Innovative School Year Calendar for Arcola and Roscoe Nix elementary schools.

2021-2022 Traditional School Year Calendar

2021-2022 Innovative Scheduled Days of Instruction


UPDATE - March 9, 2021

During a work session on March 9, 2021, the Board of Education reviewed calendar scenarios for the 2021-2022 school year. MCPS has developed two calendar scenarios that reflect different start and end dates for the 2021-2022 school year. To view the draft calendar scenarios, please click here. 

All draft scenarios include:

  • Full spring break
  • Contingency days
  • A minimum of 180 instructional days

The Board is seeking feedback on the calendar options. You can share your thoughts on the options here. The Board is scheduled to adopt a final school calendar on March 23. 

Adopted FY2022 Traditional Calendar

Scenario 1

Adopted FY2022 Traditional Calendar

Adopted FY2022 Traditional Calendar

Scenario 2

Adopted FY2022 Innovative Calendar


Adopted FY2022 Innovative Calendar

Scenario 2

Adopted FY2022 Traditional Calendar

Adopted FY2022 Innovative Calendar

Scenario 3

Adopted FY2022 Innovative Calendar