School Calendar 2016-2017

Download a printable school calendar for 2016-2017.

In 2016-2017, there are a total of 197 school days, including 181 instructional days.

September 2016

21 School Days
18 Instructional Days

  • September 1 - Orientation day for teachers - no classes
  • September 2 - Prince Edward Island Teachers' Federation professional learning day - no classes
  • September 5 - Labour Day - no classes
  • September 6 - First instructional day for students
  • September 23 - Professional learning day - no classes

October 2016

20 School Days
18 Instructional Days

  • October 10 - Thanksgiving - no classes
  • October 27 and 28 - Prince Edward Island Teachers' federation and Canadian Union of Public Employees Annual Convention - no classes

November 2016

21 School Days
19 Instructional Days

  • November 4 - Professional learning day for La Commission scolaire de langue français schools only
  • November 7 - Professional learning day for Westisle and Three Oaks families of schools only
  • November 8 - Professional learning day for Montague, Morell and Souris families of schools only
  • November 9 - Professional learning day for Charlottetown Rural, Kensington and Kinkora families of schools only
  • November 10 - Professional learning day for Colonel Gray and Bluefield families of schools only
  • November 11 - Remembrance Day - no classes
  • November 18 - Parent Teacher Interviews for kindergarten to Grade 12 - no classes

December 2016

16 School Days
15 Instructional Days

  • December 2 - Prince Edward Island Teachers' Federation professional learning day - no classes
  • December 22 - Last instructional day for 2016

January 2017

20 School Days
20 Instructional Days

  • January 4 - First instructional day for 2017
  • January 25 - First day on which examinations for Grades 10 and 12 students may be scheduled. The Grade 11 Provincial Mathematics Assessment will be held during the morning block on this day.

February 2017

19 School Days
17 Instructional Days

  • February 1 - End of semester administration / School effectiveness day - no classes
  • February 10 - Professional learning day - no classes
  • February 20 - Islander Day - no classes

March 2017

18 School Days
17 Instructional Days

  • March 10 - Parent-teacher interviews for kindergarten to Grade 9 / School effectiveness day for high schools - no classes (refer to local school calendar for more details)
  • March 20 to 24 - March break - no classes
  • March 30 - Grade 10 Provincial Literacy Assessment

April 2017

18 School Days
16 Instructional Days

  • April 7 - Parent-teacher interviews for high schools / School effectiveness day for kindergarten to Grade 9 - no classes (refer to local school calendar for more details)
  • April 14 - Good Friday - no classes
  • April 17 - Easter Monday - no classes
  • April 28 - Professional learning day - no classes

May 2017

22 School Days
21 Instructional Days

  • May 5 - Area Association professional development day / Canadian Union of Public Employees 3260 Annual Convention - no classes
  • May 22 - Victoria Day - no classes

June 2017

22 School Days
20 Instructional Days

  • June 9 - First day on which examination for Grades 10 and 12 students may be scheduled.  The Grade 11 Provincial Mathematics Assessment will be held during the morning block on this day.
  • June 20 - First day on which examinations for Grade 9 students may be scheduled
  • June 22 - First day for Grade 12 graduation ceremonies
  • June 27 - First day for elementary and intermediate closing ceremonies
  • June 28 - Last instructional day.  Report cards for Grades 1 to 11.
  • June 30 - Last school day for teachers and 10-month non-instructional staff

The school calendar lists professional learning days, holidays and other days when your child may not have school. This calendar is created by the Department of Education in partnership with the Public Schools Branch, La Commission scolaire de langue française, PEI Teacher’s Federation and the PEI Home and School Federation.

Published date: 
May 3, 2016
Education, Early Learning and Culture

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