Students must be at school and on time everyday in order to succeed!
School Days & Times
See the current school year dates here.
The elementary school day is 6 ½ hours.
Early school time is 7:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Late school time is 9:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
For student taking a school bus, times are early and late to help with bus schedules
High school times vary — check with the school
Cincinnati Public School Calendar
When Students are Not in School
Students do not go to school on the following U.S. Holidays:
|Labor Day||1st Monday of September|
|Veterans' Day||2nd Monday of November|
|Thanksgiving Day||4th Thursday of November|
|CPS Winter Break||December 24, 2018 to January 4, 2019|
|New Year's Day||January 1|
|Martin Luther King Jr. Day||3rd Monday of January|
|President’s Day||3rd Monday of February|
|CPS Spring Break||March 22-29, 2019|
|Memorial Day||4th Monday of May|
If your child needs to stay home for a religious holiday when school is not closed, call the school to let them know.
Do Schools Close When the Weather is Bad? How Will I Know?
Sometimes schools close when the weather is bad; for example, snow-covered or icy roads, or very cold temperatures.
Listen to the radio or watch the television news in the morning to see if your child's school is closed
More information on Severe-Weather Procedures (available in English, Spanish, French and Arabic)