Ontario
Ministry of Education

 
 

School Year Calendar

2017-2018 to 2021-2022

  1. The following charts are provided for the guidance of school board officials in the preparation of school year calendars. School boards are required to prepare, adopt, and submit to the Ministry of Education, on or before May 1st of each year, the school year calendar(s) to be followed in the next school year. The regular school year is the period between September 1 and June 30.

  2. The school year calendars must be completed in accordance with the Education Act and Regulation 304, School Year Calendar, Professional Activity Days. Where a board wishes to adopt a school year calendar that is different from the requirements in section 2 of the regulation, the board shall submit the proposed school year calendar to the Ministry of Education for approval on or before March 1st of the preceding school year.

School Year

 
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
2020-2021
2021-2022
Total number of school days available
(Sept. 1 – June 30)
195 194 194 196 196
Minimum number of school days required by regulation 194 194 194 194 194


School Holidays

 
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
2020-2021
2021-2022
Labour Day Sept. 4 Sept. 3 Sept. 2 Sept. 7 Sept. 6
Thanksgiving Day Oct. 9 Oct. 8 Oct. 14 Oct. 12 Oct. 11
Christmas break (inclusive) Dec. 25 – Jan. 5 Dec. 24 – Jan. 4 Dec. 23 – Jan. 3 Dec. 21 – Jan. 1 Dec. 20 – Dec. 31
Family Day Feb. 19 Feb. 18 Feb. 17 Feb. 15 Feb. 21
Mid-Winter break (inclusive) March 12-16 March 11-15 March 16-20 March 15-19 March 14-18
Good Friday March 30 April 19 April 10 April 2 April 15
Easter Monday April 2 April 22 April 13 April 5 April 18
Victoria Day May 21 May 20 May 18 May 24 May 23

Note: A School Board may modify school calendar dates with prior approval of the Ministry. Please contact your school board to see if their School Holidays have been modified.

Summer Holidays

 
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
2020-2021
2021-2022
Canada Day* July 1 July 1 July 1 July 1 July 1
Civic Holiday August 7 August 6 August 5 August 3 August 2

* When this day falls on a Sunday, the next working day is considered a holiday.

School Year Calendar Templates: 2017-2022