Key Dates

Kent Place shares an extensive events calendar 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.

2019-2020 Academic Calendar*

FALL SPORTS BEGIN 
Monday, August 12 - Varsity Preseason
Monday, August 19 - Junior Varsity Preseason

ORIENTATION DAY
Tuesday, September 3 - New students and parents as well as students and parents in Preschool, Kindergarten, and sixth- and ninth-grades. Details to follow by division.

SCHOOL OPENS 
Wednesday, September 4 - Half Day for K-6/Abbreviated day for Preschool/Full day for 7-12

ROSH HASHANAH 
Monday, September 30 - School Closed 

YOM KIPPUR
Wednesday, October 9 - School Closed

CONFERENCE DAY(S) 
Tuesday, October 15 - Half Day for PS Students 
Thursday, October 24 - Half Day for All Students 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY
Friday, November 1 - School Closed for Students

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY 
Wednesday, November 27 - School Closed 
Monday, December 2 - School Reopens 

WINTER BREAK DISMISSAL
Thursday, December 19 - Dismissal after holiday program (JPk)
Friday, December 20 - Dismissal after concert (Pre-K- Grade 5)/Noon dismissal for MS/US

WINTER BREAK
Monday, December 23 - School Closed
Tuesday, January 7 - School Reopens

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY
Monday, January 6 - School Closed for Students

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY 
Monday, January 20 - School Closed (MLK Day of Service)

PRESIDENTS DAY 
Monday, February 17 - School Closed 

SPRING BREAK 
Monday, March 9 - School Closed 
Monday, March 23 - School Reopens

CONFERENCE DAY 
Tuesday, April 7 - Half Day for PS Students 

GOOD FRIDAY
Friday, April 10 - School Closed

MEMORIAL DAY 
Monday, May 25 - School Closed 

UPPER SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT 
Sunday, May 31

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS 
Monday, June 1 - Junior Pre-K 
Tuesday, June 2 - Pre-K
Thursday, June 4 - Half Day for Grades K-11

FIFTH-GRADE CELEBRATION 
Wednesday, June 3

EIGHTH-GRADE CELEBRATION
Friday, June 5

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