Calendar PDF Download

The 2019 - 2020 calendar is being negotiated. A partial tentative calendar is available for download here.

A full calendar will be posted as soon as possible. Corrections and modifications to the calendar will be posted below. 

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


In session: Jan: 6-Feb. 19, 2020

Not in session: Feb. 20-28, 2020


In session: March 2-March 27, 2020

Not in session: March 30-April 10, 2020


In session: April 13-May 19, 2020

Not in session: May 20-25, 2020


In session: May 26-June 11, 2020 (end of school year)


Start/End Times Washington

8:48 a.m.Start time

3:52 p.m.End time

12:02 p.m.Half-day end time


Start/End Times Woodward

8:08 a.m.Start time

3:12 p.m.End time

11:27 a.m.Half-day end time

District Calendar (All events are subject to change)