Calendars & Schedules - KSD Policy 2100

Policy 2100 - School Year / Calendar / Instructional Hours

School Fiscal Year
The fiscal year of the school is from July 1 through June 30.

School Calendar
The Board annually shall establish the dates for opening and closing classes, teacher in-services, the length and dates of vacation, and the days designated as legal school holidays.

Holidays / Commemorative Days
School holidays shall include New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. For those commemorative days that fall on a school day, the teachers and students shall devote a portion of the day on each such day designated in I.C. § 73-108.

Instructional Hours
The District shall provide the minimum number of instructional hours for students at each grade level as follows:

Grades Hours
Kindergarten - 450 hrs.
Grades 1-3 - 810 hrs.
Grades 4-8 - 900 hrs.
Grades 9-12 - 990 hrs.

Professional In-service Days
Not more than twenty-two (22) hours may be utilized for in-service teacher activities.

Legal References:
I.C. § 33-512 Governance of schools
I.C. § 33-701 Fiscal year – Payment and accounting of funds
IDAPA Required Instructional Time
IDAPA Day In Session When Counting Pupils in Attendance

Policy History:
First Reading: 11/26/02
Adopted on: 1/28/03