School Year Calendars
BPS 2019-2020 Key Dates for the School YearThe Birmingham Public Schools (BPS) and the Birmingham Education Association (BEA) have reached agreement on the following dates and breaks for the 2018-19 school year:
- Number of student instruction days - 180 days
- First student day - Tuesday, September 4, 2018
- Thanksgiving Break - No school for students or staff on November 21 – 23, 2018.
- Winter Break – Saturday, December 22, 2018 – Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Staff and students return to school on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.
- MLK Day - no school for students or staff on Monday, January 21, 2019.
- Midwinter Break – begins Saturday, February 16, 2019. Students and staff return to school on Monday, February 25, 2019.
- Spring Break - begins on Saturday, March 30, 2019. Students and staff return to school on Monday, April 8, 2019.
- Good Friday - no school for students or staff on Friday, April 19, 2019.
- Memorial Day - no school for staff or students on Monday, May 27, 2019.
- Last student day - Friday, June 14, 2019.
BPS and the BEA are continuing to discuss parent-teacher conferences, early release/late start days and teacher duty days, and will release this information prior to the end of the school year.