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    2020-2021 Knox County Schools Calendar

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    2020
    August
    August 3 (Monday)
    First Day for Teachers - In-service (Building)
    August 4 (Tuesday)
    In-service Day (PreK - 12 System-wide)
    August 5 (Wednesday)
    Administrative Day (Teacher Work Day)
    August 6 (Thursday)
    In-service Day (1/2 day-School based); Administrative Day (1/2 day–Teacher Work Day);
    Orientation for 6th and 9th graders
    August 7 (Friday)
    Administrative Day (Teacher Work Day)
    August 10-14 (Monday-Friday)
    In-service (School-based)
    August 17-21 (Monday-Friday)
    In-service (School-based)
    August 20 (Monday-Friday)
    Orientation for 6th and 9th graders
    August 24 (Monday)
    First Day for Students (1/2 day for students)
    September
    September 7 (Monday)
    Labor Day – Holiday
    September 17 (Tuesday)
    Constitution Day (Students in school)
    September 18 (Friday)
    End 4 1/2 weeks Grading Period
    October
    October 12-16 (Monday-Friday)
    Fall Break
    October 23 (Friday)
    End First 9-weeks Grading Period (44 days)
    November
    November 3 (Tuesday)
    In-service Day (PreK-12 System-wide) (Student Holiday)
    November 20 (Friday)
    End 4 1/2 weeks Grading Period
    November 25-27 (Wednesday-Friday)
    Thanksgiving Holidays
    December
    December 18 (Friday)
    1/2 day for students;
    End Second 9-weeks Grading Period (41 days); End First Semester (85 days)
    December 21-January 1 (10 Days)
    Winter Holidays
    2021
    January
    January 4 (Monday)
    In-service Day (1/2 day--School-based);
    Administrative Day (1/2 day–Teacher Work Day); (Student Holiday)
    January 5 (Tuesday)
    First Day for Students after Winter Holidays
    January 18 (Monday)
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Holiday
    February
    February 5 (Friday)
    End 4 1/2 weeks Grading Period
    February 15 (Monday)
    In-service Day (Building); (Student Holiday)
    March
    March 12 (Friday)
    End First 9-weeks Grading Period
    (Third 9-weeks Grading Period) (47 days)
    March 15-19 (Monday-Friday)
    Spring Break
    April
    April 2 (Friday)
    Holiday
    April 5 (Monday)
    In-service Day (PreK-12 System-wide); (Student Holiday)
    April 23 (Friday)
    End 4 1/2 weeks Grading Period
    May
    May 25 (Tuesday)
    Last Day for Students (1/2 day for students); End Second 9-weeks Grading Period (Fourth 9-weeks Grading Period);
    (45 days) End Second Semester (92 days)
    May 26 (Wednesday)
    Administrative Day (Teacher Work Day) – Last Day for Teachers
    Calendar Summary
    177
    Instructional Days (excludes days earned through extended hours)
    4
    Scheduled Administrative Days
    2
    Unscheduled In-service Days
    1
    Unscheduled Parent-Teacher Contact Hours (formerly Teacher-Parent Conference Day)
    6
    Scheduled In-service Days
    10
    Vacation Days
    200
    Totals Days
     

    Under this calendar the Knox County Schools may cancel zero (0) instructional days due to inclement weather before any makeup days will be required. All ten (10) inclement weather days have been reallocated to in-service days due to COVID-19 pandemic.

    Previous Calendars: Provided for reference