Amherst-Pelham Regional Public Schools




170 Chestnut Street,
Amherst MA 01002

2020-2021 School Calendar

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The 2020-2021 School Calendar has been approved by the School Committee. 

Key information about the 2020-2021 School Year calendar:

School will start on Wednesday, September 16th for students in grades 1-12 and will be a half-day.  Preschool and Kindergarten start on Friday, September 18, 2020.

There will be no school on the day before Thanksgiving.

June 2nd is no longer an early release day. The early release day was moved to June 10th. June 2nd will be a regular school day. 

The projected last day of school is June 25, 2021 and will be a half day for all students. Elementary will be dismissed at 1:20 p.m. and the secondary schools will be dismissed at 12:00 p.m. The last three days of school, June 23-25, are all early release days for the secondary students due to exams at the high school. 

Please note that schools are required to provide 180 days of instruction (no snow days are included; all inclement weather days will be distance learning).