HCPSS System Calendar
The current HCPSS operating status can be found on the HCPSS status website.
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The HCPSS academic calendar is subject to change.
Subscribe to a Calendar
Users may subscribe to an HCPSS calendar in order to add it to your personal online calendar by completing the following:
- Right-click on a calendar below
- Select copy link location (shortcut or address)
- Add it to your calendar service
- Subscribe to the School Year Calendar (also displayed above)
- Subscribe to the Board of Education Calendar
- Subscribe to the A/B Day Calendar (applicable only for middle and high school schedules)
2022-2023 Academic Calendar Monthly Format
- English Calendar Updated 3/22/23
- 학년도 달력
- Calendario Año Escolar
2022-2023 Academic Calendar Dates Only
- English Calendar (Dates Only) Updated 10/13/22 (one page list format)
- 2022-2023 学年行事历–纯日期
- 2022–2023 학년도 달력 – 행사 날짜
- Calendario Año Escolar 2022-2023 – Solo Fechas
2023-2024 Academic Calendar Monthly Format
Calendar Updates and Information
On Feb. 10, 2022, the Howard County Board of Education approved the HCPSS academic calendars for the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 school years.
- 02/11/2022: 2022-2024 Academic Calendars Approved
- Board of Education Modifies 2023-2024 Academic Calendar and Approves 2024-2025 Calendar
Learn more with answers to frequently asked questions about the HCPSS calendar and operating status.
Several non-academic calendars are available for students and families, including:
- High School Sports Schedules
- Performance Schedules (music, theater, dance, art)
- Special Education Parent and Guardian Calendar
School-specific calendars can be found on each school’s website.
The HCPSS calendar may be adjusted in cases of emergencies, including inclement weather. See below for districtwide closing information, and which will be updated no later than the school day following an emergency closing.
Please Note: This is for informational purposes only. The last day of school, including the use of inclement weather days, will be communicated toward the end of each school year.
2022-2023 Emergency Closings
- Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022 – Schools opened two hours late
- Friday, Dec. 23, 2022 – Schools and offices closed
The 2023 high school graduations will be held Wednesday, May 24 – Thursday, June 1. Specific dates and times for each graduation can be found online.
Previous Commencement Ceremony Dates
Class of 2022: May 26-June 3 (no ceremonies held on Memorial Day)
Class of 2021: May 28-June 4 (no ceremonies held on Memorial Day)
Class of 2020: June 4-9 (held virtually due to COVID restrictions)
Class of 2019: May 24-30 (no ceremonies held on Memorial Day)
Class of 2018: May 24-31 (no ceremonies held on Memorial Day)