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LISD Approves 2020-21 Academic Calendar

LISD Board of Trustees approved the 2020-21 Academic Calendar at the Dec. 9 Board Meeting.

2020-2021 Highlights

  • School begins Wednesday, Aug. 12
  • Final exams before Winter Break
  • Spring Break is March 15-19
  • School year ends prior to Memorial Day

2020-2021 LISD Academic Calendar




Additional Information

  • LISD qualifies for a flexible start date due to its DISTRICT OF INNOVATION status (start date not mandated to be fourth Monday in August)

  • High School Testing Dates*
    • STAAR and AP | May 4-14
    • Finals | Week of May 24

  • Middle School Testing Dates*
    • STAAR | May 6-14
    • Finals | Week of May 24

Calendar Day Explanation

Trade Day | LISD employees are required to earn professional learning credit for these days

Bad Weather Day | In the event the district is closed due to inclement weather, these days may be used to make up classroom time

Professional Learning Day | Districtwide employee training days, no school for students

Teacher Work Day | These days are used for a combination of preparations and professional learning

*LISD sets testing dates based on the Texas Education Agency's preliminary calendar. Dates are subject to change by the TEA.