An independent, coeducational PK-Grade 12 private school located in historic Fredericksburg, Virginia

2018 - 2019 School Calendar

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Monday, August 20 Division Orientations/US Back to School
Wednesday, August 22 First Day of School

Monday, September 3 Labor Day – No Classes

Friday, October 5 LS Conferences; MS/US Teacher Work Day – No Classes
Monday, October 8 Fall Break – No Classes

Monday, November 12 LS Teacher Work Day; MS/US in Session
Wednesday, November 21 Early Dismissal for Thanksgiving Break – 11:45 a.m.
Thursday, Nov. 22-Monday, Nov. 26 Thanksgiving Break – No Classes
Tuesday, November 27 School Resumes

Friday, December 21 Early Dismissal for Holiday Break – 11:45 a.m.
Monday, Dec. 24-Friday, Jan. 4 Holiday Break – No Classes

Monday, January 7 School Resumes
Monday, January 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – No Classes

Monday, February 18 MS Student Led Conferences; LS/US Teacher Work Day – No Classes
Monday, Feb. 25-Friday, Mar. 1 Winter Break – No Classes

Monday, March 4 School Resumes
Friday, March 15 Lower School Conferences – No Classes; MS/US In Session
Tuesday, March 26 Early Dismissal for VAIS Accreditation Visit – 11:45 a.m.

Friday, April 19 Early Dismissal for Spring Break – 11:45 a.m.
Monday, April 22 - Friday, April 26 Spring Break – No Classes
Monday, April 29 School Resumes

Wednesday, May 22 US Convocation
Friday, May 24 Commencement; Early Dismissal Memorial Day Weekend 11:45 a.m.
Friday, May 24 MS/US Exams
Monday, May 27 Memorial Day – No Classes
Tuesday, May 28 – Wednesday, May 29 MS/US Exams
Thursday, May 30 Fifth Grade Recognition Program
Thursday, May 30 MS Convocation
Friday, May 31 LS Closing Assembly/Last Day of School

Please note: All dates are subject to change. The updated school calendar can be accessed on the Veracross parent portal.

LS = Lower School (PK – Grade 5)

MS = Middle School (Grades 6 – 8)

US = Upper School (Grades 9 – 12)