School Calendar

writings in a planner



August 1 (Monday) First Day for Staff

August 3 – 5 (Wednesday-Friday) Student Assessment Meetings (to be scheduled)

August 8 (Monday) First Day for Students

August 17 (Wednesday) Early Release Day for Students (1:30 p.m. dismissal)


September 5 (Monday) Labor Day – Holiday (School closed)

September 21 (Wednesday) Early Release Day for Students (1:30 p.m. dismissal)

September 25 – 27 Rosh Hashanah (Student observance as needed)


October 4 (Wednesday) Yom Kippur (Student observance as needed)

October 10 (Monday) Indigenous People’s Day (School closed)

October 10-11 (Monday-Tuesday) Fall Break (School closed)

October 31 (Monday) Halloween Celebration (School in session)


November 8 (Tuesday) Election Day (School closed)

November 21-25 (Monday-Friday) Thanksgiving Break (School closed)


December 18-26 Hanukkah (Student observance as needed)

December 20 (Tuesday) Winter Celebration (12:30 p.m. dismissal)

December 21 (Wednesday)  Winter Solstice (School closed)

December 20-January 9  Winter Break (School closed)

December 25 (Sunday) Christmas



January 1 (Sunday) New Year’s Day 

January 9 (Monday) In-Service Day (School closed)

January 10 (Tuesday) First Day for Students after Winter Holidays

January 16 (Monday) Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Holiday (School closed)

January 25 (Wednesday) Early Release Day for Students (1:30 p.m. dismissal)


February 14 (Tuesday) Valentine’s Day Celebration (School in session)

February 15 (Wednesday) Early Release Day for Students (1:30 p.m. dismissal)

February 20 (Monday) In-Service Day (School closed)


March 13-17 (Monday-Friday) Spring Break (School closed)

March 23 (Thursday) First Day of Ramadan


April 5-13 (Wednesday-Thursday) Passover (Student observance as needed)

April 7 (Friday) Holiday (School closed)

April 9 (Sunday) Easter

April 10 (Monday) In-service Day (School closed)

April 21 (Friday) Eid al-Fitr

April 22 (Saturday) Earth Day


May 5 (Friday) Cinco de Mayo (Student observance as needed)

May 24 (Wednesday) Last Day for Students (12:30 p.m. dismissal)

May 26 (Friday) Last Day for Teachers


June 19 (Monday) Juneteenth

NOTE: KiS follows the Knox County School schedule with some minor modifications. Our school day is 6.5 hours which allows KiS to accumulate additional instructional hours to meet the state required 180 days of instructional time.

Knoxville Innovation School
Conveniently located near West Town Mall | Knoxville, Tennessee | 865.213.2295