DepEd releases 2014-2015 school calendar-A A +A
Saturday, May 24, 2014
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Department of Education (DepEd) has published the official school calendar for School Year (SY) 2014-2015.
The next school year will be composed of 201 school days excluding summer classes, according to Department Order No. 18, s. 2014 issued by Secretary of Education Armin Luistro.
Classes for elementary and secondary students will commence on June 2, 2014, and will end on March 27, 2015.
The department order directs the heads of public and private elementary and secondary institutions nationwide to follow the school calendar.
Private schools, however, may choose to depart from DepEd's official calendar. These schools are, nevertheless, subject to the provisions of Republic Act 7797, which prohibits them from beginning classes earlier than the first Monday of June and later than the last day of August.
The DepEd cited the important dates for SY 2014-2015 as June 2, first day of classes; June 21, first Parent-Teacher Conference; August 7 to 8, first quarterly examinations; August 16, distribution of report cards
and second Parent-Teacher Conference; August 27, National Career Assessment Examination (NCAE) for K to 12–Grade 9.
More dates to remember are October 16 to 17, second quarterly examinations; October 20 to 24, semestral break (for students only); October 25, distribution of report cards and third Parent-Teacher Conference; and December 20, start of the Christmas break.
For 2015, the schedules are January 5, resumption of classes; January 8 to 9, third quarterly examinations; January 24, distribution of report cards and fourth Parent-Teacher Conference; March 5, National Achievement Test (NAT) for fourth year secondary students; March 11, NAT for grade three elementary students; March 12, NAT for grade six elementary students; March 19 to 20, fourth quarterly examinations for grade six and fourth year students; March 23 to 24, fourth quarterly examinations for non-graduating students; March 27, last day of classes and graduation; and April 6 to 10 distribution of report cards.
Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on May 25, 2014.