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Fort Worth ISD sets school calendars for 2024-25 academic year

Save the dates.

The Fort Worth ISD school board on Jan. 30 approved the district’s 2024-25 academic year calendars. The vote was 8-0, with trustee Quinton “Q” Phillips absent.

The next school year begins Aug. 13 and ends May 22, 2025.

Students will be in class for 173 days.

Texas requires school districts to teach 75,600 minutes every year to receive funding. The new calendar has scheduled 77,850 minutes of instruction for the 2024-25 school year, according to district documents.

Two committees of parents, community members and district staff advised administrators on the calendars, district officials said.

Here are key dates to know for next school year:

  • First day of school: Aug. 13
  • Labor Day: Sept. 2
  • No school: Nov. 5
  • Thanksgiving break: Nov. 25-29
  • Last day of fall semester: Dec. 19
  • Winter break: Dec. 20-Jan. 6, 2025
  • First day of spring semester: Jan. 7, 2025
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Jan. 20, 2025
  • No school: Feb. 17, 2025
  • Spring break: March 17-21, 2025
  • No school: March 24, 2025
  • No school: April 18, 2025
  • Last day of school: May 22, 2025

Traditional calendar:

Early college calendar:

Intersessional calendar: 

Jacob Sanchez is an enterprise journalist for the Fort Worth Report. Contact him at [email protected] or via @_jacob_sanchez. At the Fort Worth Report, news decisions are made independently of our board members and financial supporters. Read more about our editorial independence policy here.

This article first appeared on Fort Worth Report and is republished here under a Creative Commons license.

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