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School Year Calendar

The following chart lists school holidays, Professional Activity (PA) days, and other key dates for the 2023-2024 school calendar year of the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB).

Important Dates for 2023-2024 School Year

Number of School Days


Number of Professional Activity Days


Number of Exam Days (Secondary Only)


Labour Day

September 4, 2023

First Day of School for Students

September 5, 2023

Thanksgiving Day

October 9, 2023

Christmas Break

December 25, 2023 - January 5, 2024

Family Day

February 19, 2024

Mid-Winter Break

March 11-15, 2024

Good Friday

March 29, 2024

Easter Monday

April 1, 2024

Victoria Day

May 20, 2024

Last Day of Exams for Secondary Students

June 26, 2024

Last Day of Classes for Elementary Students

June 28, 2024

Last Day of School Year

June 28, 2024

PA Days

There are 7 PA days for elementary schools and 7 PA days for secondary schools:

PA Day Activities

In an effort to offer greater transparency for families, the Ministry of Education is requiring schools to post a summary of their PA Day activities in advance of each PA Day.

Please visit your local school website to learn more about their PA Day activities.

School Year Calendar in Other Formats

Visit our Events page to view and sync our calendar with your Google, Outlook or iCal calendar.

Future School Year Calendar

The Ontario Ministry of Education has provided school calendars and key dates for future school years. These future school years are provided for the guidance of school board officials in the preparation of their school year calendars, and are therefore subject to change by individual school boards.

Please check back around May 2024 for our approved 2024-2025 school year calendar.