See the Chicago Public Schools 2024-2025 Academic Calendar

Find out the important dates on the Chicago Public Schools calendar.

School calendars can be a great resource for families to have on hand while they’re planning their year. From holiday breaks to professional development days, here is the 2024-2025 school calendar as approved by the Chicago Board of Education.

A few key dates you’ll want to bookmark:

Important 2023-2024 school year dates

  • No School (Memorial Day): May 27, 2024
  • Last Day of School: June 6, 2024

Important 2024-2025 school year dates

  • First Day of School: Aug. 26, 2024
  • Thanksgiving Break: Nov. 25-29, 2024
  • Winter Break: Dec. 23, 2024-Jan. 3, 2025
  • Spring Break: Mar. 24-April 1, 2025
  • Last Day of School: June 12, 2025

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2024-2025 Chicago Public Schools Calendar

August 2024

  • First Day of School: Aug. 26, 2024

September 2024

  • No School (Labor Day): Sep. 2, 2024
  • No School (Professional Development Day): Sept. 27, 2024

October 2024

  • No School (Indigenous Peoples’ Day): Oct. 14, 2023

November 2024

  • No School (Parent-Teacher Conference Day): Nov. 4, 2024
  • No School (Election Day): Nov. 5, 2024
  • Thanksgiving Break: Nov. 25-29, 2024

December 2024

  • Winter Break: Dec. 23, 2024-Jan. 03, 2025

January 2025

  • No School (Martin Luther King Jr. Day): Jan. 20, 2025
  • No School (School Improvement Day): Jan. 21, 2025

February 2025

  • No School (Presidents’ Day): Feb. 17, 2025
  • No School (Professional Development Day): Feb. 25, 2025

March 2025

  • Spring Break: Mar. 24-28, 2025
  • No School (School Improvement Day): March 31, 2025

April 2025

  • No School (Parent-Teacher Conference Day): April 1, 2025
  • No School (Professional Development Day): April 18, 2025

May 2025

  • No School (Memorial Day): May 26, 2025

June 2025

  • Last Day of School: Jun. 12, 2025

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