ECFS Divisional Calendars

Click your divisional link below to view the calendar, and subscribe in your calendar app to get the latest updates. Each calendar includes both division-specific and all school events.

The 2023–2024 ECFS Short Calendar

Monday 8/21 Fall sports begin
Wednesday 8/23 –
Friday 8/25
New faculty/staff orientation
Monday 8/28 –
Wednesday 8/30
Progressive Teaching Institute
Monday 9/4Labor Day; ECFS closed
Tuesday 9/5Faculty/Staff opening of school meeting
Wednesday 9/6Form III overnight trip leaves Fieldston; 6th Grade orientation
Thursday 9/7First day of school; Upper School orientation; Form III overnight trip returns to Fieldston
Saturday 9/16 –
Sunday 9/17
Rosh Hashanah
Monday 9/25Yom Kippur; School closed
Monday 10/9Indigenous Peoples’ Day; School closed
Tuesday 10/10Faculty/Staff professional development day; no classes
Wednesday 11/8Faculty/Staff professional development day; no classes
Sunday 11/12Diwali
Wednesday 11/22 –
Sunday 11/26
Fall Recess; Classes will resume on Monday 11/27
Friday 12/22 – Sunday 1/7 Winter Recess; Classes will resume on Monday 1/8
Monday 1/15Martin Luther King Jr. Day; School closed
Saturday 2/10Lunar New Year
Monday 2/19Presidents’ Day; School closed
Tuesday 2/20Faculty/Staff professional development day; no classes
Monday 3/18 –
Sunday 3/31
Spring Recess; classes will resume on Monday 4/1
Friday 3/29Good Friday; ECFS closed
Wednesday 4/10Eid al-Fitr; School closed; date subject to change
Tuesday 4/23 – Wednesday 4/24Passover; School closed
Friday 5/3Founder’s Day; no classes for Ethical Culture; full day Fieldston Lower; 12:00pm dismissal for Middle School and Upper School
Monday 5/27Memorial Day; School closed
Thursday 5/30Upper School Commencement 4:00pm; No classes for Upper School; 12:00pm dismissal for Middle School
Tuesday 6/11Last day of classes; 12:00pm dismissal for all grades; Middle School Moving Up Ceremony, 4:00pm
Wednesday 6/12Fieldston Lower Graduation, 10:00am; Ethical Culture Graduation, 4:00pm
Wednesday 6/19Juneteenth; ECFS closed

NEW: The 2024–2025 ECFS Short Calendar

Monday 8/19Fall sports begin
Wednesday 8/21–Friday 8/23New faculty/staff orientation
Monday 8/26–Tuesday 8/27Faculty/Staff DEI training
Wednesday 8/28–Thursday 8/29Progressive Teaching Institute
Monday 9/2Labor Day; School closed
Tuesday 9/3Faculty/Staff opening of school meeting
Thursday 9/5First day of school
Monday 9/23Faculty/Staff professional development day; no classes
Thursday 10/3–Friday 10/4Rosh Hashanah; School closed
Monday 10/14Indigenous Peoples’ Day; School closed
Tuesday 10/15Faculty/Staff professional development day; no classes
Friday 11/1Diwali; School closed
Monday 11/11Faculty/Staff professional development day; no classes
Wednesday 11/27–Sunday 12/1Fall Recess; School closed; classes will resume on Monday 12/2
Monday 12/23–Sunday 1/5Winter Recess; School closed; classes will resume on Monday 1/6
Monday 1/20Martin Luther King Jr. Day; School closed
Wednesday 1/29Lunar New Year; School closed
Monday 2/17Presidents Day; School closed
Tuesday 2/18Faculty/Staff professional development day; no classes
Monday 3/17–Sunday 3/30Spring Recess; School closed; classes will resume on Tuesday 4/1
Monday 3/31Eid al-Fitr; School closed; date subject to change
Monday 4/14Passover; School closed
Friday 4/18Good Friday; School closed
Friday 5/2Founder’s Day; No classes for Ethical Culture; full day Fieldston Lower; 12:00pm dismissal for Middle School and Upper School
Monday 5/26Memorial Day; School closed
Friday 5/30Upper School Commencement 10:00am; No classes for Middle School and Upper School
Tuesday 6/10Last day of classes; 12:00pm dismissal for all grades; Middle School Moving Up Ceremony, 4:00pm
Wednesday 6/11Fieldston Lower Graduation, 10:00am; Ethical Culture Graduation, 4:00pm
Thursday 6/19Juneteenth; School closed