School calendar, start and end times set for 2023-24 school year

Earlier this week, Holyoke Public School released the 2023-24 school calendar, which was shared with district staff and families via email. The calendar was developed with input from the Teacher Advisory Group, principals, cabinet members, and School Committee. The first day of school for students in grades 1-12 is Wednesday, August 30, 2023. Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students will return to the classroom on Wednesday, September 6.

School start and end times will remain the same for all but two schools for the coming school year. Only Holyoke STEM and E.N. White School will see a change in their start and end times.

Early Start Schools: 7:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • Holyoke STEM, McMahon, Metcalf, HHS Dean*, HHS North*

    • *HHS Dean and North have early releases on Wednesdays at 1:40 p.m.

Late Start Schools: 8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • Donahue, E.N. White, Kelly, Lawrence, Morgan, Sullivan

Other School Times:

  • Opportunity Academy: 8:25 a.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Transitions Academy: 7:45 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.