Thank you to the Money Mentors program for sponsoring our Back to School series.
Part 1: Champaign-Urbana Area School Registration Dates
Part 2: Back-to-School Health Requirements
Part 3: TODAY: Champaign-Urbana Metro First Day of School Dates
Part 4: Back-to-School Shopping on a Budget
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School Start Dates:
Champaign Unit 4
Balanced calendar (Kenwood and Barkstall Elementary)
July 19: First day for grades 1-5
July 20: First day for half of kindergarten class
July 21: First day for half of kindergarten class
Aug. 16: First day for grades 1-9
Aug. 17: First day for grades 10-12 and half of kindergarten class
Aug. 18: First day for half of kindergarten class
Fisher CUSD 1
Aug. 16 with a 2:05 p.m. dismissal.
Aug. 17 with early dismissal at 11:45 a.m. First full day is Aug. 18
Heritage CUSD 8
Aug. 18: First student attendance day 1st -12th grades. Dismiss at 11:15 a.m.
Aug. 22: First student attendance day for Kindergarten. Dismiss at 2:50 p.m.
Mahomet-Seymour CUSD 3
Aug. 18: First day for k-12 students
Monticello CUSD 25
Aug. 16 – First Day of Student Attendance K-12
Aug. 16 – Small Wonders Meet and Greet, 9:00 AM and 1:30 PM
Aug. 17 – First Day of Attendance for Small Wonders
Aug. 17: First Day of School- Early dismissal at 2:20 p.m. at elementary; 2:25 p.m. at high school; and 2:30 p.m. at junior high.
Prairieview-Ogden District 197
Aug. 18 with an early dismissal at 11:30 a.m.
Rantoul City Schools 137
Aug. 18 for all K-8 students- full day
Rantoul Township High School 193
St. Joseph CCSD 169
Aug. 16 with early dismissal
Aug. 17 first full day
Thomasboro Grade School
July 26 for all students
Unit 7 Schools (Tolono, Sidney, Sadorus, Philo, Pesotum)
Urbana School District 116
Aug. 18: First Day of Student Attendance for Grades 1-6 and 9, 1⁄2 of Kindergarten Students Attend, Urbana EC School – New Parent Orientation
Aug. 21: All High School and Middle School in Attendance, Urbana EC begins and 1⁄2 of Kindergarten Students Attend
Aug. 22: All students in attendance
Aug. 17: First day with early dismissal at 1:30 p.m.; also, early dismissal on Aug. 18 at 1:30 p.m.
This list features public schools. Private school families, please feel free to add your start dates in the comments!