HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Henrico County Public School Board has approved a phased-in pre-Labor Day starts for future school years.
In a 5-0 vote, the School Board approved the following changes to school calendars:
In 2022, students will start one week before Labor Day on Monday, August 29, 2022. This means school will end one week earlier than usual on Friday, June 9, 2023. Winter break will be Dec. 19-30 and spring break will be the week of April 3.
In 2023, school will start two weeks before Labor Day on Monday, August 21, 2021. Classes will end two weeks earlier than usual on Friday, May 31, 2024. Winter break will start Christmas Day and end Jan.5, spring break will be the week of April 1.
The number of school days will stay the same each year.
This recent vote does not affect the upcoming school year that starts on Sept. 8.
According to a release from the school district, the school board considered a pre-Labor Day and post-Labor Day start for each school year and gathered a lot of input on the decision. Henrico County Public Schools is now one of 105 Virginia school districts to have a pre-Labor Day start.