Westport Community Schools

APRIL 21, 2020 IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Governor Baker has just announced that all schools in the Commonwealth will remain closed through the remainder of this school year and remote learning will continue through the last day of school..

School Year Calendar



2019-2020 School Year Calendar



August 27                                     New Teacher Orientation/AFSCME Training

August 28                                     Staff Convocation

August 29                                     Staff Training Day

September 2                                 Labor Day

September 3                                 First Day of School Grades 1-12

September 3                                 Kindergarten Orientation

            September 3-4                              Pre-K Orientation

September 4                                 First Day of School for Kindergarten

September 5                                 First Day of School for Pre-K

October 14                                    Columbus Day

November 5                                  Early Release for Students/ Staff Training

November 5                                  First Term Ends - Marks Close

November 11                                Veterans’ Day

November 27                                First Trimester Ends (MAC/WES)

November 27                               Half Day-Thanksgiving Break

November 28-29                          Thanksgiving Break

December 23-January 1             Winter Break

January 20                                  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 23                                  Second Term Ends - Marks Close

January 29                                  Early Release for Students/ Staff Training

February 17-21                           President’s Day/Winter Vacation

March 3                                      Staff Training / No School - Elections

March 13                                    Second Trimester Ends (MAC/WES)

April 3                                         Third Term Ends – Marks Close

April 10                                      Good Friday

April 14                                       Early Release for Students/Staff Training

April 20-24                                  Patriot’s Day/Spring Vacation

May 25                                        Memorial Day

TBA                                            Last Day of School for Seniors

June 11                                      Early Release for Students/ Staff Training

June 13                                      High School Graduation

June 16                                     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 16th. and no later than June 30th.  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).