2021-22 School Year

(Approved November 2020)

The Prince William County School Board approved the 2021-22 calendar on November 4, 2020 to adopt a school calendar that begins with the first day of school on Monday, August 23, 2021 and ends with the last day of school on June 15, 2022. The calendar includes two full weeks at Winter Break and includes four additional holidays.

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2021-22 School Calendar Dates

Calendar Dates

Date Description
August 12-13 PWCS Connect (New Teacher Orientation)
August 16 All Teachers Report
August 17-20 Teacher Professional Development/Workday (no school for students)
August 23 First day of school
September 3-6 Labor Day Weekend Holiday (Schools and Offices Closed)
September 7 Holiday (Schools and Offices Closed)
September 16 Holiday (Schools and Offices Closed)
October 11 Divisionwide Professional Learning Day — No school for All students
November 1 Parent Conference Day (ES)/ Teacher Professional Development/Workday (MS/HS) — No school for All students
November 2 Teacher Workday — No school for All students
November 4 Holiday (Schools and Offices Closed)
November 11 Veterans Day Holiday
November 24-26 Thanksgiving Break for Students/Teachers
December 20-31 Winter Break for Students/Teachers
January 3 School Reopens
January 17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 27 Elementary School 1/2 Day — Parent/Teacher Conferences
January 28 Teacher Professional Development/Workday — No school for All students
February 21 Washington's Birthday/Presidents' Day Holiday
April 1 Teacher Professional Development/Workday — No school for All students
April 11-15 Spring Break for Students/Teachers
May 3 Holiday (Schools and Offices Closed)
May 30 Memorial Day Holiday
June 15 Last day of school
June 16 Teacher Professional Development/Workday (no school for students)

2021-22 School Calendar Key Dates

Calendar Key Dates

Date Description
August 23 First day of school
September 3-6 Labor Day Weekend Holiday (Schools and Offices Closed)
September 7 Holiday (Schools and Offices Closed)
September 16 Holiday (Schools and Offices Closed)
October 11 Divisionwide Professional Learning Day — No school for All students
November 1 Parent Conference Day (ES)/ Teacher Professional Development/Workday (MS/HS) — No school for All students
November 2 Teacher Workday — No school for All students
November 4 Holiday (Schools and Offices Closed)
November 11 Veterans Day Holiday
November 24-26 Thanksgiving Break for Students/Teachers
December 20-31 Winter Break for Students/Teachers
January 3 School Reopens
January 17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 27 Elementary School 1/2 Day — Parent/Teacher Conferences
January 28 Teacher Professional Development/Workday — No school for All students
February 21 Washington's Birthday/Presidents' Day Holiday
April 1 Teacher Professional Development/Workday — No school for All students
April 11-15 Spring Break for Students/Teachers
May 3 Holiday (Schools and Offices Closed)
May 30 Memorial Day Holiday
June 15 Last day of school

2021-22 Reporting Periods

Report Period 

Period Days Grading Period
First Quarter 45 Days August 23 – October 29
Second Quarter 46 Days November 3 – January 27
First Semester 91 Days August 23 - January 27
Third Quarter 43 Days January 31 – April 1
Fourth Quarter 46 Days April 4 – June 15
Second Semester 89 Days January 31 - June 15

180 Days = Total Teaching Days

2021-22 Data Processing Schedule

Data Processing Schedule

1st Report Card 2nd Report Card 3rd Report Card 4th Report Card
Days in Period 45 46 43 46
End of Grading Period Oct 29 Jan 27 Mar 31 Jun 15**
MS/HS Print File to Information Technology Office (NLT 4p.m.) Nov 3 Feb 1 Apr 6 Jun 20
MS/HS Report Cards Ready for Pick Up Nov 9 Feb 4 Apr 11
Report Cards Go Home ES Print File to Information Technology (NLT 4p.m.) Nov 10 Feb 7 Apr 18 Mailed by Jun 23
** Elementary Report Cards are given to students on the last day of school

2021-22 Report Card Distribution Schedule

Report Card Distribution Schedule

Semester Weeks Grading Period Reporting Card
First Semester (91 Days) First 9 Weeks (45 Days) August 23 – October 29 November 10
First Semester (91 Days) Second 9 Weeks (46 Days) November 3 – January 27 February 7
Second Semester (89 Days) Third 9 Weeks (43 Days) January 31 – April 1 April 18
Second Semester (89 Days) Fourth 9 Weeks (46 Days) April 4 – June 15 ES June 20 - MS/HS mailed by June 23