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Secondary School Year Calendar 2021-2022

The following chart lists school holidays, Professional Activity (PA) days, and other key dates for the 2021 - 2022 school calendar year of the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB).

Important Dates for 2021 - 202​2 School Year
Number of school days 194
Number of Professional Activity Days 7
Number of Exam Days (Secondary Only) 10
First Three Days of the School Year (Staff Only) September 2, 7, 8, 2021
Labour Day September 6, 2021
First Day of Classes for Students September 9, 2021
Thanksgiving Day October 11, 2021
Christmas Break December 20 – 31, 2021
Family Day February 21, 2022
Mid-Winter Break March 14-18, 2022
Good Friday April 15, 2022
Easter Monday April 18, 2022
Victoria Day May 23, 2022
Last Day of Exams for Secondary Students June 28, 2022
Last Day of Classes for Elementary Students June 30, 2022
Last Day of School Year June 30, 2022

Return to School

Please refer to our return to school page, and our frequently asked questions​ page for more information.

PA Days for Secondary Schools*

There are seven (7) PA Days for secondary schools, and they are as listed below. Three of these PA days will be devoted to Provincial Education Priorities and supporting Article 19 of the Collective Agreement. One PA day will be devoted to Faith Development. One PA day will be devoted to numeracy across the curriculum. The remaining two PA days will be devoted to system priorities, annual learning plans and local goals articulated in the School Learning Improvement Plans

  • September 2, 2021
  • September 7, 2021
  • September 8, 2021
  • November 19, 2021
  • February 18, 2022
  • June 29 and 30, 2022


*Note: Secondary schools, in consultation with their Local School Staffing Advisory Committee, may schedule a Professional Activity Day to align with the day following one of the Parent-Teacher Interview nights.


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