School-Year Calendar

Limestone Learning Foundation

The School-Year Calendar for the following school year is decided in the spring of the previous school year. Provincial regulations require that the school year shall start on or after September 1 and end on or before June 30. Every school year shall include a minimum of 194 school days.

Every year, Limestone parents and community partners (day cares, municipalities, public health, business associations, etc.) are invited to provide survey input on the School Year Calendar before it is submitted to the Board of Trustees and the Ministry of Education for approval.

Notable Days 2019-2020 School Year:

  • School starts on Sept. 3, 2019
  • Seven PA days in total (Sept. 27, Nov. 1, Nov. 29, Jan. 31, April 3, June 5 and June 26)
  • Two PA days are required for elementary reporting: Jan. 31 and June 5
  • Semester 1 runs from Sept. 3 to Jan. 30 inclusive
  • Semester 2 runs from Jan. 31 to June 26
  • Each semester consists of 97 school days
  • Last day of school is June 25

Pending approval, students of the Limestone District School Board will return to class before the traditional Labour Day holiday, with classes beginning for all students on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. Additional information about the 2020-2021 School Year Calendar may be found here.

The Limestone District School Board is situated on traditional territories of the Anishinaabe & Haudenosaunee.