803.  SCHOOL CALENDAR

1.        Purpose

The Board recognizes that preparation of an annual school calendar is necessary for the efficient operation of the District.

2.        Authority

        SC 1501, 1502,                 1503, 1504

The Board shall determine annually the days and the hours when the schools will be in session for instructional purposes, in accordance with state law and regulations.

        SC 1501

        Title 22

        Sec. 4.4, 11.1

The school calendar shall normally consist of a minimum of 180 student days.

The Board reserves the right to alter the school calendar when it is in the best interests of the District.

3.        Delegation of         Responsibility

The Superintendent shall prepare annually a school calendar for Board consideration no later than March.

References:

School Code – 24 P.S. Sec. 1501, 1502, 1503, 1504

State Board of Education Regulations – 22 PA Code Sec. 4.4, 11.1