Ontario
Ministry of Education

 
 

School Year Calendar

March break (mid-winter break) for the 2020-2021 school year is postponed to the week of April 12, 2021.

2021-2022 to 2024-2025

  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

 
2020-2021
2021-2022
2022-2023
2023-2024
2024-2025
Total number of school days available (Sept. 1 – June 30) 196 196 195 194 195
Minimum number of school days required by regulation 194 194 194 194 194


School Holidays

 
2020-2021
2021-2022
2022-2023
2023-2024
2024-2025
Labour Day Sept. 7 Sept. 6 Sept. 5 Sept. 4 Sept. 2
Thanksgiving Day Oct. 12 Oct. 11 Oct. 10 Oct. 9 Oct. 14
Christmas break (inclusive) Dec. 21 – Jan. 1 Dec. 20 – Dec. 31 Dec. 19 – Dec. 30 Dec. 25 – Jan. 5 Dec. 23 – Jan. 3
Family Day Feb. 15 Feb. 21 Feb. 20 Feb. 19 Feb. 17
Mid-Winter break (inclusive) April 12-16 March 14-18 March 13-17 March 11-15 March 10-14
Good Friday April 2 April 15 April 7 March 29 April 18
Easter Monday April 5 April 18 April 10 April 1 April 21
Victoria Day May 24 May 23 May 22 May 20 May 19

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

 
2020-2021
2021-2022
2022-2023
2023-2024
2024-2025
Canada Day* July 1 July 1 July 1 July 1 July 1
Civic Holiday August 3 August 1 August 7 August 5 August 4

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

School Year Calendar Templates: 2020-2025