Back to school: Key dates for all 17 Colorado Springs-area school districts
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Edison School District 54-JT mom ndrea Nimeth shopped for school supplies in the school gym last week with her three children, Asher, 7, Dawson, 9, and Sydnee, 11. Photo by Debbie Kelley.

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The 2016-17 academic year is upon us. Here is a look at key dates for all 17 Colorado Springs-area school districts:

Academy 20

Website and phone: asd20.org, 234-1200

First day: Aug. 15

Tentative last day: May 31

Extended breaks: Nov. 21-25; Dec. 19-Jan. 1; March 27-31

Student Holidays: Labor Day (Sept. 5); Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 16); President's Day (Feb. 20); Memorial Day (May 29)

Calhan RJ1

Website and phone: calhanschool.org, 347-2766

First day: Aug. 16; Sept. 6 for preschool

Tentative last day: June 1

Extended breaks: Nov. 22-25; Dec. 20-Jan. 3; March 28-31

Student Holidays: School is not in session on Mondays, unless needed as makeup days.

Cheyenne Mountain 12

Website and phone: cmsd.k12.co.us, 475-6100

First day: Aug. 25 for K-6; Aug. 26 for grades 7-12s; Aug. 29 for preschool

Tentative last day: May 25 for PK-6; May 26 for grades 7-12

Extended breaks: Nov. 21-25; Dec. 22-Jan. 4; March 27-31

Student Holidays: Labor Day (Sept. 5); Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 16); President's Day (Feb. 20)

Colorado Springs 11

Website and phone: d11.org, 520-2000

First day: Aug. 18

Tentative last day: May 23 for elementary; May 26 for middle and high schools

Extended breaks: Nov. 21-25; Dec. 21-Jan. 4; March 27-31

Student Holidays: Labor Day (Sept. 5); Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 16); President's Day (Feb. 20)

Cripple Creek/Victor RE1

First day: Aug. 15

Tentative last day: May 25

Extended breaks: Nov. 21-24; Dec. 26-Jan. 5; March 20-23

Student Holidays: Labor Day (Sept. 5); Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 16); President's Day (Feb. 20)

Edison 54-JT

Website and phone: www.edison54jt.org, 478-2125

First day: Aug. 11; Aug. 23 for preschool

Tentative last day: May 26

Extended breaks: Nov. 21-25; Dec. 19-Jan. 2; March 20-31

Student Holidays: School is not in session on Mondays

Ellicott 22

Website and phone: www.ellicottschools.org, 683-2700

First day: Aug. 8; Aug. 15 for preschool

Tentative last day: May 25

Extended breaks: Nov. 21-24; Dec. 19-Jan. 2; March 27-31 Labor Day (Sept. 5); Veteran's Day (Nov. 11); Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 16); President's Day (Feb. 20)

Falcon 49

Website and phone: d49.org, 495-1100

First day: Aug. 2

Tentative last day: May 26

Extended breaks: Oct. 10-21; Nov. 21-25; Dec. 30-Jan. 2; March 20-31 Labor Day (Sept. 5); Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 16); President's Day (Feb. 20)

Fountain-Fort Carson 8

Website and phone: ffc8.org, 382-1300

First day: Aug. 11; Aug. 15 for kindergarten; Aug. 16 for Pre-K

Tentative last day: May 26

Extended breaks: Nov. 21-25; Dec. 19-Jan. 2; March 27-31 Labor Day (Sept. 5); Veteran's Day (Nov. 11); Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 16); President's Day (Feb. 20)

Hanover 28

Website and phone: hanoverhornets.org, 683-2247

First day: Aug. 5 for K-12; Aug. 30 for PK

Tentative last day: May 19 for PK; May 25 for K and grade 5; May 26 for grades 1-4 and 6-12

Extended breaks: Nov. 22-25; Dec. 19-Jan. 2; March 27-31

Student Holidays: School is not in session on Mondays

Harrison 2

Website and phone: hsd2.org, 579-2000

First day: Aug. 16

Tentative last day: May 25

Extended breaks: Nov. 23-25; Dec. 21-Jan. 4; March 27-31

Student Holidays: Labor Day (Sept. 5); Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 16); President's Day (Feb. 20)

Lewis Palmer 38

Website and phone: lewispalmer.org, 488-4700

First day: Aug. 17

Tentative last day: May 19

Extended breaks: Nov. 21-24; Dec. 22-Jan. 4; March 27-31

Student Holidays: Labor Day (Sept. 5); Martin Luther King Jr. (Jan. 16); President's Day (Feb. 20)

Manitou Springs 14

Website and phone: mssd14.org, 685-2024

First day: Aug. 26

Tentative last day: June 1

Extended breaks: Nov. 21-25; Dec. 22-Jan. 6; March 27-31

Student Holidays: Labor Day (Sept. 5); Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 16); President's Day (Feb. 20); Memorial Day (May 29)

Miami Yoder 60Jt

Website and phone: miamiyoder.org, 478-2186

First day: Aug. 9 for grades 6-12; Aug. 10 for grades K-5; Sept. 6 for preschool

Tentative last day: May 25

Extended breaks: Nov. 22-25; Dec. 20-Jan. 3; March 28-31

Student Holidays: School is not in session on most Mondays

Peyton 23JT

Website and phone: www.peyton.k12.co.us, 749-2330

First day: Aug. 11

Tentative last day: May 25

Extended breaks: Nov. 21-24; Dec. 26-Jan. 5; March 27-30

Student Holidays: Labor Day (Sept.5)

Widefield 3

Website and phone: wsd3.org, 391-3000

First day: Aug. 16; Aug. 17 for grades 7 and 8; Aug. 18 for kindergarten

Tentative last day: May 24

Extended breaks: Nov. 21-25; Dec. 19-Jan. 2; March 27-31

Student Holidays: Labor Day (Sept. 5); October Day (Oct. 28); Veteran's Day (Nov. 11); Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 16); President's Day (Feb. 20)

Woodland Park RE2

Website and phone: new.wpsdk12.org, 686-2000

First day: Aug. 23

Tentative last day: May 25

Extended breaks: Nov. 21-25; Dec. 22-Jan. 6; March 27-31

Student Holidays: Labor Day (Sept. 5); Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 16); President's Day (Feb. 20)

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