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School News: Katy ISD Approves Instructional Calendars Through 2020

As part of the Katy Independent School District, “Your District, Your Voice” initiative, the community has provided its input for the upcoming yearly instructional calendar. The Katy ISD Board of Trustees has approved the following option for the 2018-2019 academic year.


February 28. 2018

“The District is required to have a minimum of 75,600 minutes of instruction per school year,” says Bonnie Holland, associate superintendent for administration, governance and legal affairs. “With the options approved, Katy ISD has enough calendar minutes to cover two bad weather days,” added Holland.

2018-2019 Calendar Summary:

Option #1

School Begins: Wednesday, August 15

School Ends: Thursday, May 23

Instructional Calendar Days: 177

Full week off for Thanksgiving

K-12 Insight, the external research firm conducting the survey, found that, out of the 22,169 participants, 65% favored option #1.The Board also approved an instructional calendar for 2019-2020 school year. This calendar mirrors the preferred components of the 2018-19 calendar.


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