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Concord Academy

2019-20 Academic Year Calendar

August 30 New student registration - orientation programming begins for all new students
  31 Orientation for all new students

September

 1

Boarding Orientation (extended orientation for new boarding students)

   2 Labor Day
    Returning student registration
    Athletic preseason begins
  3 Convocation
    First day of classes
  29 Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown
  30 Rosh Hashanah; school in session
October    1 Rosh Hashanah; school in session
    9 Yom Kippur; no classes; houses open
  10-12 Family Weekend  
  14-15 Fall Break; no classes; houses open
  16 Classes resume
  27 Diwali
November 11 Veterans Day; school in session
  22 Thanksgiving vacation begins at 6 p.m. or after last commitment; houses open until Sat. 11/23 at 12 p.m.  
  23 Students depart by 12 p.m.; houses close and school is closed. 
December  1 Houses open at 4:00 p.m. (Sunday), boarders return by 8:00 p.m.
   2  Classes resume
  19 Boarding community dinner followed by senior holiday chapel; mandatory for all seniors and all boarders
 

 20

Winter break begins; shuttle for boarders departs at 9:00 a.m.; houses close at 12 noon

January 6 Houses open at 4:00 p.m. (Monday), boarders return by 8:00 p.m.
  7 Second semester begins
  20 MLK Day; school in session; special programming
  25 Lunar New Year
February 17 Presidents' Day; no classes; houses open
March 6 Spring break begins at noon; students depart between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.; houses close and school is closed.
  22 Houses open at 4:00 p.m. (Sunday), boarders return by 8:00 p.m.
  23 Classes resume
  27 Senior Transition Seminar 
  27-28 Junior Leadership Retreat; 
April  8 Passover begins at sundown; ends April 16
   10 Good Friday; school in session
   12 Easter
   20 Patriots' Day; no classes, houses open
May 24 Eid al-Fitr
   25 Memorial Day; houses open
   28 Baccalaureate
 

 29

 

Commencement 10:00 a.m. 

Students depart between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.; houses close and school is closed.