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First day of school: When classes begin in each DC-area school system

Kids in the D.C. region are preparing to go back to school in the next couple of weeks. Check out the list below for school start dates. (Thinkstock)

WASHINGTON — All good things must come to an end, and as the summer sun starts to set a bit earlier every day, kids in the region are preparing to go back to school.

But when is the first day of school?

Below is a helpful list of the first day of school for each school system in the region.

D.C.

D.C. Public Schools: Monday, Aug. 20

Virginia

Alexandria City Public Schools: Tuesday, Sept. 4

Arlington Public Schools: Tuesday, Sept. 4

Culpeper County Public Schools: Monday, Aug. 13

Falls Church City Public Schools: Tuesday, Sept. 4

Fairfax County Public Schools: Tuesday, Aug. 28

Fauquier County Public Schools: Wed, Aug 15

Frederick County Public Schools:  Wed, Aug 15

Fredericksburg City Public Schools: Tuesday, Sept. 4

Loudoun County Public Schools: Thursday, Aug. 23.

Manassas City Public Schools: Monday, Aug. 27

Manassas Park City Schools: Monday, Aug. 27

Prince William County Public Schools: Monday, Aug. 27

Stafford County Public Schools: Tuesday, Sept. 4

Spotsylvania County Public Schools: Monday, Aug. 13

Warren County Public Schools: Monday, Aug. 13

Maryland

Anne Arundel County Public Schools: Tuesday, Sept. 4 (grades one through five, and six, and nine); Wednesday, Sept. 5 (for students in grades one through 12)

Baltimore City Public Schools: Tuesday, Sept. 4

Baltimore County Public Schools: Tuesday, Sept. 4

Calvert County Public Schools: Tuesday, Sept. 4

Carroll County Public County Schools: Tuesday, Sept. 4

Charles County Public Schools: Tuesday, Sept. 4

Frederick County Public Schools: Tuesday, Sept. 4

Howard County Public Schools: Tuesday, Sept. 4

Montgomery County Public Schools: Tuesday, Sept. 4

Prince George’s County Public Schools: Tuesday, Sept. 4

St. Mary’s County Public Schools: Tuesday, Sept. 4

Washington County Public Schools: Tuesday, Sept. 4

West Virginia

Jefferson County Public Schools: Monday, Aug. 20

 

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect Prince George’s County Public School’s start date is Sept. 4.


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