See the Rochester Community School District 2023-2024 Academic Calendar

Find all the important dates on the Rochester Community School District calendar.

Schools calendars provide families with a snapshot of the entire year.

Holidays breaks, the first day of school and professional development days vary school by school, so it’s a great idea to keep it handy. Here is the 2023-24 school calendar as approved by the Rochester Community School District’s Board of Education.

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

Important 2023-2024 school year dates

  • First Day of School (Depending on grade): Aug. 28-31, 2023
  • Thanksgiving Break: Nov. 22-26, 2023
  • Winter Break: Dec. 23, 2023-Jan. 7, 2024
  • Midwinter Break: Feb.17-20, 2024
  • Spring Break: Mar. 23-31, 2024
  • Last Day of School (half day): June 7, 2024

See the full calendar below or visit rochester.k12.mi.us.

Rochester Community School District 2023-2024 Academic Calendar

August 2023

  • New teacher orientation: Aug. 16-17, 2023
  • Teachers report: Aug. 22, 2023
  • Teacher work day: Aug. 23-24, 2023
  • First day of school, Half-day of school, grades TK-12 and ATPS: Aug. 28, 2023
  • Full day of school, grades 1-12 and ATPS, TK and kindergarten student last names A-M only: Aug. 29, 2023
  • Full day of school, grades 1-12 and ATPS, TK and kindergarten student last names N-Z only: Aug. 30, 2023
  • Full day of school, grades TK-12 and ATPS, Labor Day recess begins at end of day: Aug. 31, 2023

September 2023

  • Classes resume: Sep. 5, 2023

October 2023

  • Fall Student Count Day, Afterschool parent-teacher conferences, grades 9-12: Oct. 4, 2023
  • Afterschool parent-teacher conferences, grades 6-8: Oct. 5, 2023
  • No school for students, Professional development full day, districtwide: Oct. 6, 2023
  • No school, Indigenous Peoples Day: Oct. 9, 2023
  • Classes resume: Oct. 10, 2023
  • Afterschool parent-teacher conferences, grades 6-8: Oct. 11, 2023
  • Afterschool parent-teacher conferences, grades 9-12: Oct. 12, 2023

November 2023

  • Half-day of school a.m., grades 6-12 and ATPS, Teacher records, grades 6-12 and ATPS, End of quarter 1, grades 6-12 and ATPS: Nov. 3, 2023
  • No school for students – Election Day, grades ECSE-12 and ATPS, Professional development full day, districtwide: Nov. 7, 2023
  • Half-day of school a.m., grades ECSE-5, Teacher records p.m., grades ECSE-5, End of trimester 1, grades ECSE-5: Nov. 17, 2023
  • Elementary parent-teacher conference window: Nov. 20 – Dec. 15, 2023
  • Thanksgiving recess begins at end of day, grades ECSE-12 and ATPS, Thanksgiving recess November 22-26, 2023: Nov. 21, 2023
  • Fall conference compensatory time, ECSE-12 & ATPS staff: Nov. 22, 2023
  • Classes resume: Nov. 27, 2023

December 2023

  • No school for students, Professional development full day, districtwide: Dec. 4, 2023
  • Winter holiday recess begins at end of day, grades ECSE-12 and ATPS: Dec. 22, 2023

January 2024

  • Classes resume: Jan. 8, 2024
  • No school – Martin Luther King Jr. holiday : Jan. 15, 2024
  • Classes resume: Jan. 16, 2024
  • Half-day of school a.m., grades 6-12 and ATPS, Teacher records p.m., grades 6-12 and ATPS: Jan. 17, 2024
  • Half-day of school a.m., grades 6-12 and ATPS, Teacher records p.m., grades 6-12 and ATPS: Jan. 18, 2024
  • Half-day of school a.m., grades 6-12 and ATPS, Teacher records p.m., grades 6-12 and ATPS, End of quarter 2/semester 1, grades 6-12 and ATPS: Jan. 19, 2024

February 2024

  • Regular school day for all students: Feb. 5, 2024
  • Spring Student Count Day: Feb. 14, 2024
  • Midwinter recess begins at end of day, grades ECSE-12 and ATPS: Feb. 16, 2024
  • Classes resume: Feb. 21, 2024
  • No school for students, Election Day, Professional development full day, districtwide: Feb. 27, 2024

March 2024

  • Half-day of school a.m., grades ECSE-5, Teacher records p.m., grades ECSE-5, End of trimester 2, grades ECSE-5: Mar. 1, 2024
  • Elementary parent-teacher conference window: Mar. 4-22, 2024
  • Half-day of school a.m., grades ECSE-12 and ATPS, Teacher records p.m., grades 6-12 and ATPS, Spring conference compensatory time p.m., grades ECSE-5, End of quarter 3, grades 6-12 and ATPS, Spring recess begins at end of day, grades ECSE-12 and ATPS: Mar. 22, 2024

April 2024

  • Classes resume: Apr. 1, 2024
  • PSAT/SAT testing, specific details and schedule to be determined: Apr. 9-10, 2024
  • No school for students, Professional development full day, districtwide: Apr. 19, 2024

May 2024

  • No school for students, Professional development full day, districtwide: May 17, 2024
  • No school – Memorial Day holiday: May 27, 2024
  • Classes resume: May 28, 2024

June 2024

  • Half-day or full day for grades 6-12 and ATPS: Jun. 5, 2024
  • Half-day for students a.m., grades 6-12 and ATPS, Teacher records p.m., grades 6-12 and ATPS: Jun. 6, 2024
  • Half-day for students a.m., grades ECSE-12 and ATPS, Teacher records p.m., grades ECSE-12 and ATPS, End of trimester 3, grades ECSE-5, End of school year: Jun. 7, 2024

Calendar Specific Notations Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) and Adult Transition Program and Services (ATPS) will follow the calendar of their similar grade-level cohorts.

TK – Transitional kindergarten
Kdg – Kindergarten
ECSE – Early Childhood Special Education
ATPS – Adult Transition Program and Services


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