The Miami Dade School Calendar 2022-2023 school year has been released. The year starts on Monday, August 7th and ends on Friday, May 17th. Classes begin on Monday, September 4th and end on Thursday, April 12th. There are a total of 189 days in the school year.
Miami Dade County is the largest county in Florida and the fifth-most populous county in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,235,313. The county seat is Miami.
Miami Dade County has a long history and many famous residents. It was once part of Spanish Florida and then became part of the United States following the American Revolution. The area now known as Miami originally belonged to a group of Native Americans who called it Makoki.
In 1821, Miami was chosen as the capital of newly independent Cuba by Manuel de Céspedes. However, when Cuban revolutionaries ousted Spanish authorities from Cuba in 1898, many refugees fled to Miami seeking refuge. These new Cuban immigrants helped to shape Miami’s culture and economy.
Miami Dade School Calendar 2022-2023
Miami-Dade County Public Schools operates a number of facilities that are essential to the educational process for students. Included in this list are:
1) A variety of school buildings, each tailored to meet the specific needs of its students.
2) A highly trained and qualified staff that is committed to providing a quality education.
3) Extensive resources and programming that can be used by students in both the classroom and extracurricular activities.
4) A network of partnerships with other organizations that can provide added value to student learning experiences.
Miamis, Dade County School District employees with a vested interest in the district’s future. Miami-Dade County Public Schools is one of the largest school districts in the state. With over 291,000 students enrolled, it employs over 10,000 people. The Superintendent is Dr. Alberto Carvalho and the Deputy Superintendent for Personnel is Ms. Stephanie Lopez-Cantera. They are supported by a staff of more than 3,000 people who provide administrative and instructional support to the schools and district offices located throughout Miami-Dade County
The superintendent has a staff of nearly three thousand employees to help run day-to-day operations at Miamis schools.
Miami Dade School Holidays Calendar
Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) offers several holidays during the school year. The following is a list of M-DCPS holidays and the days they are observed. Some holidays, such as Christmas, are celebrated on multiple days throughout the week.
The following table lists the M-DCPS holidays and the corresponding days they are observed:
M-DCPS observes the following federal holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day.
M-DCPS also observes the Florida State Holiday in observance of Floridian Heritage Week.
|Independence Day||Jul 4, 2022||Monday|
|Labor Day||Sep 5, 2022||Monday|
|Veterans Day||Nov 11, 2022||Friday|
|Thanksgiving Day||Nov 24, 2022||Thursday|
|Christmas Day||Dec 26, 2022||Monday|
|New Year’s Day||Jan 2, 2023||Monday|
|MLK Day||Jan 16, 2023||Monday|
|Washington’s Birthday||Feb 20, 2023||Monday|
|Memorial Day||May 29, 2023||Monday|
|Juneteenth||Jun 19, 2023||Friday|
Miami Dade School Academic Calendar 22-23
The Miami Dade School District’s academic calendar provides students with a variety of opportunities to explore and learn in a stimulating and organized environment. Some of the benefits of this calendar include:
-A well-rounded education -The Miami Dade School District’s academic calendar provides students with an opportunity to explore numerous subjects and disciplines, which helps them develop a well-rounded education. Students are able to take classes that pertain to their area of interest, which helps them become more knowledgeable and confident in their abilities.
-Improved test scores -A well-rounded education leads to improved test scores. According to The National Center for Education Statistics, students who have taken at least one course in a foreign language or an “area subject” have scored higher on standardized tests than those who haven’t.
|Teacher planning day; not available to opt; no students in school||August 12, 2022||Friday|
|Teacher planning day; District-wide Professional Development Day – not available to opt; no students in school||August 15, 2022||Monday|
|Teacher planning day; not available to opt; no students in school||August 16, 2022||Tuesday|
|First Day of School; begin first semester||August 17, 2022||Wednesday|
|Labor Day; holiday for students and employees||September 5, 2022||Monday|
|Teacher planning day; no students in school||September 26, 2022||Monday|
|Teacher planning day; no students in school||October 5, 2022||Friday|
|End first grading period; first semester||October 21, 2022||Friday|
|Begin second grading period; first semester||October 24, 2022||Monday|
|Teacher planning day; District-wide Professional Development Day – not available to opt; no students in school||November 8, 2022||Tuesday|
|Observation of Veterans’ Day; holiday for students and employees||November 11, 2022||Friday|
|Fall Recess for 10 month employees||November 21-23, 2022||
Monday – Wednesday
|Thanksgiving; Board-approved holiday for students and employees||November 24, 2022||Thursday|
|Recess Day||November 25, 2022||Friday|
|Winter recess for students and employees||December 26, 2022 – January 6, 2023||Monday-Friday|
|No School – Martin Luther King Day||January 16, 2023||Monday|
|End first semester and second grading period||January 20, 2023||Friday|
|Teacher planning day; no students in school||January 23, 2023||Monday|
|Begin third grading period; second semester||January 24, 2023||Tuesday|
|All Presidents Day; holiday for students and employees||February 20, 2023||Monday|
|Spring recess for students and employees||March 20-24, 2023||Monday-Friday|
|End third grading period; second semester||April 6, 2023||Thursday|
|Teacher planning day; no students in school||April 7, 2023||Friday|
|Begin fourth grading period; second semester||April 10, 2023||Monday|
|Early Release – Teacher PD||May 2, 2023||Tuesday|
|Memorial Day – No school||May 29, 2023||Monday|
|Last Day of School; end fourth grading period; second semester||June 7, 2023||Wednesday|
|Teacher planning day; not available to opt; no students in school||June 8, 2023||Thursday|
After reading through the Miami Dade School District’s website, it is clear that they are committed to providing their students with a top-notch education. Their array of programs and services make them well equipped to help students succeed in college and beyond. Whether it’s their focus on student achievement, rigorous academics, or extracurricular activities, Miami Dade School District has something for everyone. In addition to their excellent academic offerings, the district also offers a wealth of opportunities for personal growth and enrichment. From art classes to theater productions, there is definitely something for everyone in Miami Dade School District. With so many options available, it’s easy for students to find what interests them and take advantage of the opportunities that the district has to offer. Overall, Miami Dade School District provides an excellent education that prepares its students for success in life.