Joplin Schools 2017-18 Calendar
The BOE approved the 2017-18 school year calendar at its February 28, 2017 meeting. A calendar committee made up of parents, teachers, principals, support staff members, and JHS students reviewed three calendar options and evaluated feedback from parent and teacher forums and a staff survey. The committee developed the calendar to align with Joplin Schools’ strategic plan and focus on improving student achievement and quality professional development.
2017-18 Calendar Summary
- School starts on Thursday, August 17, 2017 and ends on May 16, 2017
- Half day for students and teachers on Halloween, day before Christmas break, Valentine’s Day, and last day of school.
- 170 student contact days
- 176 teacher contract days
- Six full professional development days for teachers
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