The Duncanville ISD Board of Trustees approved the 2016-2017 Academic Calendar at a special called meeting on Feb. 22. The 2016-2017 school year will begin Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 and end Thursday, June 1, 2017. View the complete calendar here.
Important dates for next school year include: Aug. 11 – Staff Development begins/Convocation Aug. 22 – Students begin classes Sept. 5 – Labor Day Oct. 10 – Fair Day Nov. 21 through Nov. 25 – Thanksgiving Break Dec. 19 through Jan. 2 – Winter Break Jan. 16 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday March 13 through March 17 – Spring Break April 14 and April 17 – Bad Weather Days May 29 – Memorial Day June 1 – Last day of classes
Due to a State Legislative change to the definition of a school day, the district has the opportunity to implement additional staff training days throughout the school year. On these district training days, students will be off but school staff will work to improve the quality of education provided to students.
Those days include: Monday, Sept. 26 Monday, Oct. 3 Tuesday, Jan. 3 (extends Winter Break for students) Friday, Feb. 3 Friday, March 3