Academic Calendar

DAA Academic Calendar 2018-2019

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Academic Calendar 2018-2019

August 29 - 30, 2018

New Student Orientation Days

September 2, 2018

First Day of School (Grades 1-12)

KG1 & KG2 Orientation

September 3, 2018

First Day of School (KG1 & KG2)

September 11, 2018

Al Hijri New Year *(Anticipated Islamic/National Holiday - Subject to Lunar Calendar and/or Government Announcement)

October 3 - 4, 2018

Professional Learning Day (No school for students)

October 24 - 25, 2018

Parent-Teacher Conferences: Elementary (K-5)

November 7, 2018

Diwali (half-day holiday, noon dismissal)

November 14 -15, 2018

Parent-Teacher Conferences: Middle and High School (G.6-12)

November 20, 2018

Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday PBUH *(Anticipated Islamic/Holiday - Subject to Lunar Calendar and/or Government Announcement)

November 22, 2018

Professional Learning Day (No school for students)

November 30, 2018

Martyrs Day *(Anticipated Islamic/National Holiday - Subject to Lunar Calendar and/or Government Announcement)

December 2, 2018

UAE National Day *(Anticipated Islamic/National Holiday - Subject to Lunar Calendar and/or Government Announcement)

December 13, 2018

Beginning of Winter Break - Early Dismissal at 12:00pm

December 16 to January 5, 2019

Winter Break

January 1, 2019

New Year’s Day

January 6, 2019

Classes Resume from Winter Break

February 12, 2019

Professional Learning Day (No school for students)

March 3 - 7, 2019

Middle School Week Without Walls

March 13 - 14, 2019

Parent-Teacher Conferences: Elementary (K-5)

March 20 - 21, 2019

Parent Teacher Conferences: (20-MS only) (21-MS/HS)

March 28, 2019

Beginning of Spring Break - Early Dismissal at 12:00pm

March 31 - April 13, 2019

Spring Break

April 3, 2019

Isra’a Miraj * (Anticipated Islamic/National Holiday - Subject to Lunar Calendar and/or Government Announcement)

April 14, 2019

Classes Resume

April 21, 2019

Professional Learning Day (No school for students)

April 28 - May 2, 2019

High School May Week

May 3 - May 24, 2019

High School IB and AP Exams

May 6, 2019

Start of Ramadan *(Anticipated Islamic/National Holiday - Subject to Lunar Calendar and/or Government Announcement)

May 30, 2019

Grade 12 Graduation

June 4 - 8, 2019

Eid al Fitr *(Anticipated Islamic/National Holiday - Subject to Lunar Calendar and/or Government Announcement)

June 16 - 25, 2019

High School Exams

June 27, 2019

Last Day of School Early Dismissal at 12:00 noon

School Timings: 

KG1 - Grade 5: 7:40 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. 
Grade 6 - 12:  7:40 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.

TUESDAY Dismissal - All students dismissed at 1:45 p.m.