Westport Community Schools

The community forum to meet the two finalists for the Westport Elementary School Principal position will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 6:15 - 8:00 pm in the WES cafeteria.

School Year Calendar



2018-2019 School Year Calendar



August 28                                New Teacher Orientation/AFSCME Training

August 29                                Staff Convocation

August 30                                Staff Training Day

September 3                            Labor Day

September 5                            First Day of School Grades 1-12

September 5                            Kindergarten Orientation

September 5-6                         PreK Orientation

September 6                            First Day of School for Kindergarten

September 7                            First Day of School for PreK

October 8                                 Columbus Day

November 6                             Staff Training /No School –Elections

November 8                             First Term Ends - Marks Close

November 12                           Veterans’ Day

November 21                           Half Day-Thanksgiving Break

November 22-23                      Thanksgiving Break

December 4                             First Trimester Ends (MAC/WES)

December 24-January 1         Winter Recess

January 21                                Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 22                                Early Release for Students/Staff Training

January 25                                Second Term Ends - Marks Close

February 18-22                         President’s Day/Winter Vacation

March 15                                  Second Trimester Ends (MAC/WES)

March 22                                   Early Release for Students/ Staff Training

April 5                                       Third Term Ends – Marks Close

April 15-19                                Patriot’s Day/Spring Vacation/Good Friday

May 17                                      Early Release for Students/Staff Training

May 27                                      Memorial Day

TBA                                           Last Day of School for Seniors

June 8                                     High School Graduation

June 12                                   Early Release for Students/Staff Training

June 18                                   Last Day for Grades K-11/ Early Release for Students

                                                           Fourth Term Ends - Marks Close

                                                           Third Trimester Ends


The School Committee has approved a 180-day school year calendar with an additional 5 days for emergencies.  The actual last day of school for grades K-11 will be no earlier than June 17th. and no later than June 28th.  Early release for seniors may be no sooner than 12 school days before the close of the school year.


School cancellations and delays due to emergencies will be aired on the following television stations: WCVB (Channel 5), WLNE (Channel 6), WHDH (Channel 7), WJAR (Channel 10), WPRI (Channel 12) WFXT (Channel 25), WNAC (Channel 64), NECN (New England Cable News) and the following radio stations: WSAR-AM 1480, WHJJ-AM 920, WPRO-AM 630, WBSM-AM 1420, WWBB-FM 101, WHJY-FM 94.1, WSNE-FM 93.3.

“SCHOOL BRAINS” will also notify you by phone or e-mail regarding delays or cancellations.  (If you would like to be contacted directly by “SCHOOL BRAINS” – please be sure the schools have your correct phone number and e-mail).