PARKLAND, FL-  Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) students will start the 2019/20 school year on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. The first day for teachers is Wednesday, August 7, 2019. The new school year calendar follows the current school year’s early, midweek start.

The School Board of Broward County, Florida, voted to approve the 2019/20 school year at its meeting on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

Highlights of the 2019/20 school year calendar include: 

  • Thanksgiving Holiday Break: Wednesday, November 27 – Friday, November 29, 2019
  • Winter Break: Monday, December 23, 2019 – Friday, January 3, 2020
  • Spring Break: Monday, March 23 – 27, 2020
  • Last Day of School: Tuesday, June 2, 2020

The approved calendar also includes 10 teacher planning days, six early release days and days designated for interim report cards, report cards, holidays and contingencies for up to six hurricane makeup days, if needed. To view the 2019/20 school year calendar, visit