2015-2016 School Calendar

La Paz Community School Calendar 2015-2016

Trimester 1 (67 days – 14 weeks):

  • August 31:  First Day of School
  • September 15:  No School (Costa Rican Independence Day)
  • October 7:  Late Start – 10:30am (Teacher Professional Development – thematic planning)
  • October 16:  Progress Reports
  • October 19:  No School (mid-trimester break)
  • December 1:  Early Dismissal – 12:35pm (Teacher Professional Development – student assessments/evaluations)
  • December 4:  Last Day of Trimester 1 (Conferences)
  • December 5 – January 3:  First Trimester Break (4 weeks)

Trimester 2 (52 days – 11 weeks):

  • January 4:  No School (Teacher Professional Development Day – thematic planning and workshops)
  • January 5:  Students Return
  • February 3:  Late Start – 10:30am (Teacher Professional Development – thematic planning)
  • February 12:  Progress Reports
  • February 15:  No School (mid-trimester break)
  • March 15:  Early Dismissal – 12:35pm (Teacher Professional Development – student assessments/evaluations)
  • March 18:  Last Day of Trimester 2 (Conferences)
  • March 19 – April 10:  Second Trimester Break (3 weeks)

Trimester 3 (59 – 13 weeks):

  • April 11:  No School (Juan Santamaria Day and Teacher Professional Development Day  – thematic planning and workshops)
  • April 13:  Students Return
  • May 2:  No School (Costa Rican Labor Day observed)
  • May 18:  Late Start – 10:30am (Teacher Professional Development – thematic planning)
  • May 27:  Progress Reports
  • May 30:  No School (mid-trimester break)
  • July 4:  Early Dismissal – 12:35pm (Teacher Professional Development – student assessments/evaluations)
  • July 7:  Last day of Trimester 3 (Conferences)
  • July 8:  Teacher Work Day
  • July 9 – August 29:  Third Trimester Break (7 weeks)