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Back-to-school dates

Each district in Idaho sets its own back-to-school schedule. Here are required dates for returning to school from some of the area districts. Check back at for more back-to-school information during the month of August.

Boise School District
July 22 — high school principals reported.
Aug. 1 — junior high principals.
Aug. 5 — elementary principals.
Aug. 20 — all teachers.
Aug. 27 — first day of school.

Caldwell School District
July 30 — all administrators.
Aug. 14 — all teachers.
Aug. 22 — first day of school.

Kuna School District
Aug. 19 — all teachers
Aug. 22 — first day of school

Meridian School District
Aug. 6 — all administrators.
Aug. 22 — professional development day for teachers.
Aug. 23 — all teachers.
Aug. 27 — first day of school.

Middleton School District
Aug. 1 — administrators.
Aug. 15 — all teachers.
Aug. 21 — first day of school.

Nampa School District
Aug. 6 — All administrators.
Aug. 19 — all teachers.
Aug. 20 — first day of school.

Vallivue School District
July 20 — all administrators reported.
Aug. 19 — all teachers.
Aug. 26 — first day of school.




Jennifer Swindell

Jennifer Swindell

Managing editor and CEO Jennifer Swindell founded Idaho Education News in 2013. She has led the online news platform as it has grown in readership and engagement every year, reaching over one million pageviews in 2019. Jennifer has more than 30 years of experience in Idaho journalism. She also has served as a public information officer for Idaho schools and as a communication director at Boise State University. She can be reached at [email protected].

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