February 7, 2019—Each year Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board consults with employees, parents/guardians, students, community members and community partners about the dates for the school year calendar.
HPEDSB coordinates the dates with the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board, and the Limestone District School Board, due to having common bus schedules through Tri-Board Student Transportation Services.
The proposed dates for the 2019-2020 school year are listed below and are open for input until later this month.
- First day of school for students: Tuesday, September 3, 2019
- Christmas Break: Monday, December 23, 2019 to Friday, January 3, 2020
- Mid-winter Break: Monday, March 16 to Friday, March 20, 2020
- Seven professional activity (PA) days:
- Friday, September 27, 2019
- Friday, November 1, 2019
- Friday, November 29, 2019
- Friday, January 31, 2020
- Friday, April 3, 2020
- Friday, June 5, 2020
- Friday, June 26, 2020
- Last day of the school year: Friday, June 26, 2020
|2019-2020 Statutory holidays|
|Statutory holidays||Ministry of Education School Year Calendar dates||Proposed dates for the
HPEDSB School Year Calendar
|Labour Day||Monday, September 2, 2019||Same|
|Thanksgiving Day||Monday, October 14, 2019||Same|
|Family Day||Monday, February 17, 2020||Same|
|Good Friday||Friday, April 10, 2020||Same|
|Easter Monday||Monday, April 13, 2020||Same|
|Victoria Day||Monday, May 18, 2020||Same|
Please provide feedback by completing the 2019-2020 School Year Calendar Online Form  by Wednesday, February 27, 2019.
For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1.800.267-4350, extension 2354, [email protected]