School Calendars
CalendarThe interactive calendar below is the Academic School Calendar used by most Buncombe County Schools and includes early dismissal days, holidays, breaks, teacher work days, etc.

Printable versions of the most current calendars available are below.

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Please Note: These school calendars were created before the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in school closures for students across North Carolina. Please stay tuned for updated information as we do our best to navigate these uncertain times. The most current school information and coronavirus announcements are located at

Upcoming School Year
2021-2022 Academic Calendar - English

Current Schools Year
2020-2021 Academic Calendar- English
2020-2021 Parent/Student Calendar- English
2020-2021 Parent/Student Calendar- Spanish
2020-2021 Parent/Student Calendar- Romanian
2020-2021 Parent/Student Calendar- Russian
2020-2021 Parent/Student Calendar- Vietnamese
2020-2021 Parent/Student Calendar- Ukranian
2020-2021 Parent/Student Calendar- Chinese

2020-2021 Early/Middle College Academic Calendar
2020-2021 Early/Middle College Parent/Student Calendar
2020-2021 Instructional Assistant Calendar

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