At General Academic we’re constantly aware of and alerting parents to Houston’s major academic dates and deadlines like the ones below.

2023

  • August 28 – First Day of School
  • September 4 – Labor Day
  • September 25 – Fall Holiday
  • November 20-24 – Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 25 – January 5 – Winter Break

2024

  • January 15 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • March 11-15 – Spring Break
  • March 25 – Chavez Huerta Day
  • March 29 – Spring Holiday
  • April 10 – Spring Holiday
  • May 27 – Memorial Day
  • June 5 – Last Day of School

View the full calendar at HoustonISD.org

2023

  • September 1, 2023 – St. Johns (Kindergarten)
  • September 22, 2023 – Kinkaid (Pre-K and Kindergarten)
  • October 20, 2023 – St. John’s (Classes 1-4)
  • October 31, 2023 – Awty (Primary)
  • November 29, 2023 – Kinkaid (Grades 1-12)
  • November 30, 2023 – Awty (Secondary)
  • December 1, 2023 – St. John’s (Classes 5-11)
  • December 6, 2023 – Second Baptist
  • December 8, 2023 – Episcopal
  • December 13, 2023 – St. Mark’s
  • December 15, 2023 – St. Agnes, Presbyterian, & Emery/Weiner
  • December 16, 2023 – AOS
  • December 22, 2023 – Post Oak

2024

  • January 13, 2024 – John Cooper
  • January 15, 2024 – Duchesne & St. Thomas’ Episcopal
  • January 16, 2024 – Strake & St. Thomas
  • February 15, 2024 – The Joy School

Dates are from the school websites. This list is not exhaustive. 

  • October 14, 2023 – Strake Jesuit
  • November 11, 2023 – St. Agnes & St. John’s (UL)
  • December 2, 2023 – Annunciation Orthodox & Kinkaid
  • December 3, 2023 – Awty International
  • December 9, 2023 – St. John’s (LL)
  • January 13, 2024 – Strake Jesuit

Register online at ERBLearn.org

2023

  • August 26, 2023 (Register by July 28)
  • October 7, 2023 (September 7)
  • November 4, 2023 (October 5)
  • December 2, 2023 (November 2)

2024

  • Mar 9, 2024** (February 23)
  • May 4, 2024** (April 19)
  • June 1, 2024** (May 17)

**The SAT will be in the new digital format for these dates.

Register online at CollegeBoard.org

2023

  • September 9, 2023 (Register by August 4)
  • October 28, 2023 (September 22)
  • December 9, 2023 (November 3)

2024

  • February 10, 2024 (January 5)
  • April 13, 2024 (March 8)
  • June 8, 2024 (May 3)
  • July 13, 2024 (June 7)

Register online at ACT.org

Author

  • Samuel Pearson

    Samuel Pearson is General Academic's Associate Manager. He graduated from Rice University in 2017 with a B.A. in Cognitive Science & Visual and Dramatic Arts. Before joining General Academic's team in 2023, Samuel was a high school teacher and technical director at a premier independent school in Houston.

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