2021 - 2022 Calendar

Colleton County School Board Approves 2021-22 Academic Calendar
Posted on 02/17/2021

The Colleton County School Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve the 2021 -2022 academic calendar during their February 16 regular board meeting.

This calendar can be viewed by clicking on the link below:

Calendar 2021 - 2022

Factors considered during the calendar development process include testing dates, holidays, make-up days and the state law mandating that the school year cannot begin before the third Monday in August. The primary consideration is what’s best for students from an academic standpoint.

2021 - 2022 Academic Calendar Key Dates and State Requirements

Start Date (Students)

August 16

End Date (Students)

June 2

End of 1stSemester Date

January 11

Days in first semester


Days in second semester


Fall Break

November 24 – 26

Winter Break

December 20 – January 2

Spring Break

April 18 – 22

Weather Make-Up Days

December 17, March 18 and April 15


Calendar State and Local Requirements

  • 180 days of instruction for students and 190 days for teachers

  • Three weather make-up days built in the academic calendar, as required by law

Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Day (Columbus Day, Veteran’s Day, and Presidents’ Day are not protected holidays)