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Washoe County School District Calendar

Important Dates for Schools on a Traditional Schedule

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Mt. Rose Elementary School in Reno, Nevada, NV

Mt. Rose Elementary School in Reno, Nevada.

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The Washoe County School District, which includes Reno, Sparks, and more rural areas like the north shore of Lake Tahoe, operates under traditional, year-round, and multi-track schedules. If your child's school is on a traditional schedule, below is the calendar of important dates for the 2013 - 2014 school year. You will also find a simplified list that just includes school holidays.

Important School Year Dates

  • August 12, 2013 - First Day of School
  • August 19, 2013 - First Day for Kindergarten students
  • September 2, 2013 - Labor Day
  • September 6, 2013 - Count Day
  • October 8, 2013 - End of Grading Period
  • October 14 - 18, 2013 - Fall Break
  • October 25, 2013 - Nevada Day
  • October 28 to November 1, 2013 - Conference Week
  • November 11, 2013 - Veterans' Day
  • November 27 and 29, 2013 - Thanksgiving Break
  • December 19, 2013 - End of Grading Period
  • December 20, 2013 - Teacher Work Day
  • December 23, 2013 to January 10, 2014 - Winter Break
  • January 13, 2014 - Classes Resume
  • January 20, 2014 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 17, 2014 - President's Day
  • March 21, 2014 - End of Grading Period
  • March 31 to April 11, 2014 - Spring Break
  • April 14, 2014 - Classes Resume
  • May 26, 2014 - Memorial Day
  • June 3, 2014 - Last Day of School / End of Grading Period
  • June 17, 18, and 19, 2014 - Contingency Days

Holidays for Washoe County Traditional Calendar Schools

These are the official school holidays for schools on traditional schedules in the Washoe County School District...

Other School Year Calendars

For calendar information other than that listed here, refer to other WCSD school year calendars on the district website.

Schools in the Washoe County School District

The Washoe County School District website has a wealth of information about all of the schools in the district, along with related information such as bus schedules, registration information, licensed kindergartens, school libraries, charter schools, and more. Here are some of the main links to district information...

Public School Alternatives

While traditional public schools are the choice for most Reno area residents, there are alternatives to the way things are done. Here are some of the other ways some families choose for their children...

Source: Washoe County School District.

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