The Polk County Board of Education has requested the development and approval of calendars on a two year, rolling schedule. This year the Calendar Committee will be developing school calendars for the 2021-2022 & 2022-2023 school years.
The Board understands the calendars may need to be updated as laws and policies change at the state level.
School Calendars must meet the following requirements:
Start date no earlier than the Monday closest to August 26 and end date no later than the Friday closest to June 11
Covers at least nine calendar months.
Must have a least nine (9) teacher workdays.
Local Boards shall designate two (2) workdays on which teachers may take accumulated vacation leave. Local Boards may designate the remaining workdays as days teachers may take accumulated vacation leave.
Have a minimum of ten (11) annual vacation leave days.
Have the same or an equivalent number of legal holidays occurring within the school calendar as those designated by the State Personnel Commission for State Employees.
Veterans Days shall be a holiday for all public school personnel and for all students enrolled in the public schools.