Key Dates

Kent Place shares an extensive events calendar for our day school with our current families through its password-protected site, MyKPS. We are happy to share some key dates and upcoming events open to the public on this page. For more information about the Kent Place calendar, please contact Jeneane Willyard at (908) 273-0900, ext. 331.

2020–2021 Academic Calendar*

ORIENTATION DAY
Tuesday, September 8 - New students as well as students in Preschool, Kindergarten, and sixth- and ninth-grades. New students in tenth grade only. Details to follow by division.

SCHOOL OPENS 
Wednesday, September 9 - Half Day for K–5/Abbreviated day for Preschool/Full day for 6–12

YOM KIPPUR
Monday, September 28 - School Closed

FALL BREAK
Monday, October 12 - School Closed

CONFERENCE DAY(S) 
Wednesday, October 14 - Half Day for PS Students 
Thursday, October 29 - Half Day for All Students 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY
Monday, November 2 - School Closed for Students

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY 
Wednesday, November 25 - School Closed 
Monday, November 30 - School Reopens 

WINTER BREAK DISMISSAL
Thursday, December 17 - Dismissal after holiday program (JPK)
Friday, December 18 - Dismissal after concert (Pre-K- Grade 5)/Noon dismissal for MS/US

WINTER BREAK
Monday, December 21 - School Closed
Tuesday, January 5 - School Reopens

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY
Monday, January 4 - School Closed for Students

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY 
Monday, January 18 - School Closed (MLK Day of Service)

PRESIDENTS DAY 
Monday, February 15 - School Closed 

SPRING BREAK 
Monday, March 8 - School Closed 
Monday, March 22 - School Reopens

GOOD FRIDAY
Friday, April 2 - School Closed

CONFERENCE DAY
Wednesday, April 7 - Half Day for PS and MS Students

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY
Monday, April 12 - School Closed for Students

MEMORIAL DAY 
Monday, May 31 - School Closed 

UPPER SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT 
Sunday, June 6

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS 
Monday, June 7 - Junior Pre-K 
Tuesday, June 8 - Pre-K
Thursday, June 10 - Half Day for Grades K–11

FIFTH-GRADE CELEBRATION 
Wednesday, June 9

EIGHTH-GRADE CELEBRATION
Friday, June 11

*Dates are subject to change. 

Kent Place is an all-girls day school in Summit, NJ.
Kent Place School is an all-girls K through 12 independent college preparatory day school with a coeducational Preschool, located in Summit, NJ.