Important Dates - 2015-2016

  • New Teacher & Principal Induction - July 28-31
  • First Day for Teachers - Aug. 3
  • First Day for Students - Aug. 6
  • Labor Day - Sept. 7
  • Parent Teacher Conferences (K-8) - Sept. 16-18
  • Parent Teacher Conferences (9-12) - Sept. 18
  • Grading Day - Oct. 9
  • Fall Break - Oct. 12-16
  • Veteran's Day - Nov. 11
  • Thanksgiving Recess - Nov. 26-27
  • Grading Day - Dec. 18
  • Winter Break - Dec. 21-Jan. 1
  • MLK Day - Jan. 18
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences (K-8) - Feb. 11-12
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences (9-12) - Feb. 11
  • Rodeo Vacation - Feb. 25-26
  • Grading Day - Mar. 18
  • Spring Break - Mar. 21-25
  • Good Friday (Holiday) - Mar. 25
  • Last Day for Students - May 25
  • Graduation Day - May 25
  • Last Day for Teachers - May 26

Calendar

2015-16 Calendar

English (in PDF): Black & White | Color

Spanish (in PDF): Black & White | Color

2015-16 Assessment Dates

Elementary Assessment Calendar (in PDF)

Elementary Assessment Windows

DIBELS - Grades K-5: Aug. 17-Sept. 4 | Nov. 30-Dec. 17 | April 25-May 13
AzMERIT - Grades 3-5: March 28-May 6
Teacher Growth Assessments - Grades 3-5: Aug. 31-Sept. 11 | Feb. 8-19
Quarterly Benchmark - Grades 2-5: Sept. 28-Oct. 8 | Dec. 7-17 | March 7-17
GATE - Grades 3-6: Nov. 2-20 | Grades K-2: Jan. 5-22
NAEP - Grades 4 and 8: Jan. 25-March 4

See the complete Elementary Assessment Calendar (in PDF) for the schedule of ELL and dual-language assessments.

Middle School Assessment Calendar (in PDF)

Middle School Assessment Windows

AzMERIT - Grades 6-8: March 28-May 6
AIMS Science - Grade 8: March 14-April 22
Teacher Growth Assessments - Grades 6-8: Aug. 31-Sept. 11 |Dec. 7-17 | Feb. 8-19
Quarterly Benchmark - Grades 6-8: Sept. 28-Oct. 8 | Dec. 7-17 | March 7-17
GATE - Grades 3-6: Nov. 2-20
NAEP - Grades 4 and 8: Jan. 25-March 4

See the complete Middle School Assessment Calendar (in PDF) for the schedule of ELL and dual-language assessments.

High School Assessment Calendar (in PDF)

High School Assessment Windows

AzMERIT - Grades 9-12: Oct. 26-Nov. 6 | March 28-May 6
AIMS Science - Grades 9-10: March 14-April 22
Teacher Growth Assessments - Grades 9-12*: Aug. 31-Sept. 11 | Nov. 30-Dec. 17 | Feb. 8-19
Quarterly Benchmark - Grades 9-10: Sept. 21-Oct. 8 | Nov. 30 -Dec. 17 | Feb. 29-March 17
NAEP - Grade 12: Jan. 25-March 4
*Samplings of students in grades 9-12 take the Teacher Growth Assessment.

See the complete High School Assessment Calendar (in PDF) for the schedule of ACT, SAT, CTE and ELL and dual-language assessments.

2016-17 Calendar

English (in PDF): Black & White | Color

Spanish (in PDF): Black & White | Color

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