Kalamazoo Public Schools (KPS) has announced the 2019-20 tentative calendar through winter break, January 3, 2020. These are the dates through winter break, unless the district provides notice otherwise. The final calendar is still subject to collective bargaining negotiations. KPS employees and families will be notified when the calendar has been finalized.
The first day of school is Tuesday, September 3, 2019. This is a half-day. No half-day ECSE or PEEP.
September 4 is the first full-day of school.
For kindergarten and preschool students:
Sept. 4 — Half-day kindergarten students report. No half-day ECSE or PEEP.
Sept. 9 — ECSE preschool students report.
Sept. 16 — PEEP students report.
A full copy of the tentative calendar through winter break is attached.
Washington Writers' Academy and Woodward School for Technology and Research have modified calendars. Here are additional dates for those schools:
The Balanced Calendar Pilot Schedule for 2019-2020
In session: July 22-Aug. 23, 2019
Not in session: Aug. 26-Sept. 2, 2019
In session: Sept. 3- Oct. 11, 2019
Not in session: Oct. 14-25, 2019
In session: Oct. 28-Nov. 22, 2019
Not in session: Nov. 25-29, 2019
In session: Dec. 2-Dec. 20, 2019
Not in session: Dec. 23, 2019-Jan. 3, 2020