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The 2020 - 2021 Academic Calendar Survey

Norfolk Public Schools would like your input as we plan our Academic Calendar for the 2020-21 school year. We invite you to review the proposed calendar options and complete a survey questionnaire by 5 p.m. on Friday, February 21, 2020, so that your voice is included when the information is presented to the School Board.

Click this link to take the survey. Please choose between Option #1 or Option #2 and provide in the comment section any questions, comments, suggestions, or concerns you may have regarding the 2020-2021 Academic Calendar.

Academic Calendar Option #1 highlights: 

  • There are seven Early Release Days (ERDs) for students
  • Teachers get four Professional Development (PD) days
  • Students observe Columbus Day, while teachers get a PD day
  • Spring Break is April 5-9, 2021
  • Winter Break is December 24, 2020 - January 1, 2021
  • Students’ last day is June 16, 2021
  • Teachers’ last day is June 17, 2021

2020-2021 Academic Year Calendar Option #1 Download (PDF)


Academic Calendar Option #2 highlights:

  • There are 10 Early Release Days (ERDs) for students
  • Teachers get six Professional Development (PD) days
  • School is in session on Columbus Day
  • Spring Break is April 5-9, 2021
  • Winter Break is December 21, 2020 - January 1, 2021
  • Students’ last day is June 17, 2021
  • Teachers’ last day June 18, 2021

2020-2021 Academic Year Calendar Option #2 Download (PDF)


Calendar Similarities/Differences

Click this link to take the survey