Calendars and Important Dates

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The school year calendar information provides parents with a list of important dates, such as PD Days and holidays. Subscribe to your school’s calendar and always know what’s happening at the school.

Important dates

The first day of school for students is Tuesday, September 3, 2019.
The last day of school for elementary students is Thursday, June 25, 2020.
Secondary students’ final examination dates.

Professional Development days and Holidays

Printable versions of these dates are available for your reference.

Elementary

  • September 20, 2019
  • October 25, 2019
  • November 15, 2019
  • January 24, 2020
  • April 3, 2020
  • May 29, 2020
  • June 26, 2020

Secondary

  • September 20, 2019
  • October 25, 2019
  • November 15, 2019
  • January 31, 2020
  • April 3, 2020
  • June 25, 2020
  • June 26, 2020

School and Statutory Holidays

  • Labour Day – September 2, 2019
  • Thanksgiving – October 14, 2019
  • Winter Break – December 23, 2019 to January 3, 2020
  • Family Day – February 17, 2020
  • March Break – March 16 to 20, 2020
  • Good Friday – April 10, 2020
  • Easter Monday – April 13, 2020
  • Victoria Day – May 18, 2020

Exams and assessment dates

Education Quality Administration Office (EQAO) dates

  • Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test – March 31, 2020
  • Primary Division and Junior Division Assessment of Reading, Writing and Mathematics – May 19 to June 1, 2020
  • Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics (first-semester students) – January 13 to January 24, 2020
  • Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics (second-semester students) – June 2 to 15, 2020

Secondary School examination days

Secondary students are expected to be available for the following exam days:

  • First-Semester – January 24 to 30, 2020
  • Second-Semester – June 18 to 24, 2020

Printable Versions

School year calendars are developed based on the Education Act and Regulation 304, School Year Calendar. The next year’s calendar is usually finalized and published to¬†our website by mid- to late-May of the current school year. It must be approved by WRDSB and the Ontario Ministry of Education.

How to subscribe to school website calendars

If you use Google calendar, go to your child’s school calendar webpage and use the add link (+) at the bottom right of the calendar to subscribe. As events are added, deleted or changed, they will now show up in your personal calendar.

If you are using another calendar format, there are links to download calendar content below each school’s website calendar. Please be aware that in this instance calendar edits or new additions will not be automatically added to your personal calendar when updated on the school calendar.

The online calendar provides the first and last days of school, professional development days and holidays, exams and assessment dates, as well as any events, added directly by your school. We separately provide a printable calendar.

If you prefer to subscribe only to board-wide calendars please visit our general calendars page and follow the subscription instructions.