See the Detroit Public Schools 2023-2024 Academic Calendar

See important dates on the Detroit 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 2023-24 school calendar as approved by the Detroit Public Schools Community District Board of Education.

Here are a few key dates you’ll want to bookmark:

Important 2023-2024 school year dates

  • First Day of School: Aug. 28, 2023
  • Thanksgiving Break: Nov. 22-24, 2023
  • Winter Break: Dec. 23, 2023-Jan. 5, 2024
  • Spring Break: Mar. 25-29, 2024
  • Last Day of School: June 7, 2024

See the full calendar below or visit detroitk12.org.

Detroit Public Schools 2023-2024 Academic Calendar

August 2023  

  • School Staff Return: Aug. 21, 2023
  • First Day of School: Aug. 28, 2023

September 2023  

  •  Labor Day – No School: Sep. 1,4, 2023
  • School Closure: Professional Development Day: Sep. 29, 2023

October 2023

  • Quarter 1 Ends: Oct. 30, 2023
  • Quarter 2 Begins: Oct. 31, 2023

November 2023  

  • Report Card Day: Nov. 6, 2023
  • District Professional Development Day All Schools: Nov. 7, 2023
  • District Recognized Holiday: Nov. 23, 2023
  • Thanksgiving Break – No School: Nov. 22-24, 2023

December 2023  

  • District Recognized Holiday: Dec. 25, 2023
  • Winter Break: Dec. 26, 2023 – Jan. 8, 2024

January 2024  

  • School-Based Professional Developmen: Jan. 10, 24, 2024
  • District Recognized Holiday: Jan. 13, 2024
  • Semester/Quarter Boundary: Jan. 18-19, 2024
  • Report Card Day: Jan. 25, 2024

February 2024  

  • School-Based Professional Development: Feb. 14,28, 2024
  • School Closed: Feb. 19-23, 2024
  • District Professional Development Day All Schools: Feb. 27, 2024

March 2024  

  • School-Based Professional Development: Mar. 6, 2024
  • Spring Break: Mar. 25-28, 2024
  • District Recognized Holiday: Mar. 29, 2024

April 2024  

  • Semester/Quarter Boundary: Apr. 2-3,24, 2024
  • Report Card Day: Apr. 11, 2024

May 2024  

  • School-Based Professional Development: May 1,15, 2024
  • District Recognized Holiday: May 15, 2024

June 2024  

  • Last Day of School for Students: Jun. 7, 2024
  • District Professional Development Day All Schools: Jun. 10, 2024
  • Teacher Records Day: Jun. 11, 2024
  • Student Make-Up Days due to Emergency Cancellations or Inadequate Staff Attendance at Districtwide PD Days: Jun. 18-21, 2024

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