From the first days of the new school year children interested in the question – when will the school’s long-awaited autumn vacation 2020-2021, it’s not just the date of the end of the first academic quarter and the beginning of fun and full of vivid emotions of the period of long-awaited vacation.
Quite often parents are faced with the fact that different educational institutions of the USA, located in the same region and even one locality, dates of vacation periods do not coincide. We will explain why this happens, but also explain how to determine the start date of the holiday in your school.
Different system of education
All schools USA in 2020-2021 school year, children sit at their desks, on September 2, but this does not mean that the autumn holidays, they too will begin in one day. Today, there are two radically different system of distribution of academic and vacation time:
- semester (classical) consisting of 4 quarters, each separated by 4 holiday period.
- trimesterly (new), dividing the year into 3 teaching module for which you have 6 vacation periods: winter, summer, 2 fall and 2 spring.
Important! First-graders, regardless of school, must have an additional rest period in the month of February.
Thus, the schedule according to which children will go on autumn holidays at the beginning of the 2020-2021 academic year, will depend on which system to choose a school. Usually, choosing a school, parents interested in this issue. But, for some, quite possibly, it will be a pleasant (or not pleasant) surprise.
Fall break in the semester system
Usually in school, who is studying on the system of semesters, fall break falls on the last week of October, will be no exception to this in the 2020-2021 academic year.
Officially, the holiday period is the week with 26.10.19 for 02.11.19, but in practice, in schools, working five days, to 7 days of rest can safely be added weekend prior to the holidays (26 and 27 October and on the Day of National Unity, kneeling in 2020 on Monday, November 4th) that gives 10 days of rest in a row.
The second quarter for students in these schools will begin on Tuesday November 5, 2020.
Autumn holidays in trimestrali system
Educational institutions, predicated on a system of academic semesters, fall and spring will rest twice. The first autumn holidays 2020-2021 school year for these schools will begin earlier (during the second week of October) and will be located between the two blocks of teaching time related to the first trimester.
The second of the autumn holidays for these schools is provided on the third of November. Thus, for kids, schools which are learning, term, important will the following date: