Westport Community Schools

The last day of school for Westport students will be Tuesday, June 18, 2019.  We will follow our half day school schedule.
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School Year Calendar 2018-2019




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                

Pre-K Orientation

                September 6                   

First Day of School for Kindergarten

                September 7                   

First Day of School for Pre-K

                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


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: WSARAM 1480, WHJJ-AM 920, WPRO-AM 630, WBSM-AM 1420, WWBB-FM 101, WHJY-FM 94.1, WSNE-FM


“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).