In the United States
The start date of the school year in September 2023 varies depending on the school district or state. Here are some examples:
- New York City: Most public schools in New York City start on Monday, September 5, 2023.
- Los Angeles: Most public schools in Los Angeles start on Wednesday, August 30, 2023.
- Chicago: Most public schools in Chicago start on Monday, September 5, 2023.
- Houston: Most public schools in Houston start on Monday, August 29, 2023.
- Dallas: Most public schools in Dallas start on Tuesday, August 29, 2023.
- To find the specific start date for your child’s school, you can contact the school directly or check their website.
In the United Kingdom
In the UK, most schools start the new school year on Monday, September 4, 2023. This is the same for all state-funded schools in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. However, some schools may start a day or two earlier or later, so it is always best to check with your child’s school directly.
The summer holidays in the UK are from Friday, July 22, 2023 to Friday, September 1, 2023. This is a total of 59 days, which is the longest summer break in the UK.
Here are some factors that may affect the start date of the school year:
- Climate: Schools in warmer climates may start school earlier in the year, while schools in colder climates may start school later in the year.
- School district policies: Some school districts have policies that dictate when the school year starts and ends.
- Holidays: The start date of the school year may be affected by holidays, such as Labor Day or Rosh Hashanah.