A school year is split into semesters with a Fall Holiday in the first semester and a Spring Break in the second semester. Each school district has their own schedule; but they are generally close, being no more than one or two weeks from the others. It is recommended to check with your specific school for the current local calendar.The following are available main dates for the Houston Independent School District for the school year 2010 – 2011:

  • August 23th, 2010– First day of school
  • September 6th, 2010 –Labor Day Holiday
  • September 17th, 2010 – Fall Holiday
  • November 24-26th, 2010 – Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 17th, 2010 – Last day of first semester
  • Winter Break, no attendance until first day of next semester.
  • January 4th, 2011 – First day of second semester
  • January 178th, 2011 – Martin Luther’s King Jr. Day Holiday
  • February 21th, 2011 – President’s Day
  • March 14-18th, 2011 – Spring Break
  • April 22nd, 20110 – Spring Holiday
  • May 30th, 2011 – Last day of school

For specific current calendar schedules of main school districts, visit the following: