Time to put away the bathing suits and hit the books again. Intown’s public schools will resume classes in August for the 2019-2020 academic year. Here are some key dates for those who have kids heading back to school.
Atlanta Public Schools
The new school year kicks off Monday, Aug. 12. For those already thinking about vacations, the Thanksgiving break will be Nov. 25-29; semester break is Dec. 23 and through Jan. 3, 2020; spring break is April 6-10; and the last day of school will be May 22. APS will hold its annual “Back to School Bash” on Aug. 10 at the World Congress Center where there will be information, activities, health screenings, resources, exhibitors and 5,000 backpacks will be given away to students. For more information, visit atlantapublicschools.us.
City Schools of Decatur
Decatur’s public schools will resume classes early – Thursday, Aug. 1. Fall break will be Sept. 23-27; Thanksgiving break is Nov. 25-29; holiday break is Dec. 23 to Jan. 6; winter break is Feb. 17-21; spring break is April 6-10; and the last day of school is June 2. For more information, visit csdecatur.net.
Fulton County Schools
The 2018-19 school year begins Monday, Aug. 12, for thousands of children in Fulton County. The Thanksgiving holiday is Nov. 25-29; winter break is Dec. 23 to Jan. 3; spring break is April 6-10; and last day of class is May 22. The school system will host “First Day Fulton” back to school celebrations on Aug. 3 at Banneker High School and North Springs High School with free school supplies, activities, health screenings and entertainment. For more information, visit fultonschools.org.
DeKalb County Schools
DeKalb public schools are also back in session on Monday, Aug. 5. Thanksgiving break is Nov. 25-29; winter break is Dec. 23-Jan. 3; spring break is April 6-10; and the last day of class is May 21. For more information, visit DeKalbSchoolsGA.org.