Dates and Times

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

The Kelsey Arabic Program consists of four levels (semesters), two per calendar year, each including 60-65 days of class.  A student may begin the first semester of the regular program in either August or January.  Classes are held Monday through Thursday from 8.15 am to 1:00 pm.  On Saturdays, there will be enhancement exercises and opportunities to make up absences for an additional fee. The tentative schedule for 2020 is as follows:

2020

Date Day of Week Occasion
2 January 2020* Thursday Last Day for returning student deposits and guaranteed new student applications for Spring Semester 2020. Last day to pay deposit and receive discounted tuition.
13 January 2020* Monday Teacher orientation
15 January 2020** Wednesday Registration – Levels 1 & 3
16 January 2020** Thursday Registration – Levels 2 & 4
20 January 2020 Monday First day of classes Spring Semester 2020
5 March 2020 Thursday Day off
17 – 26 April 2020* Easter Break
20 May 2020 Wednesday Graduation
21 May 2020 Thursday Spring Semester 2020 ends (last day of class)
1 – 25 June 2020 Monday – Thursday Kelsey summer program
5 August 2020* Wednesday Last Day for returning student deposits and guaranteed new student applications for Fall Semester 2020. Last day to pay deposit and receive discounted tuition.
6 August 2020* Thursday Teacher orientation
12 August 2020** Wednesday Registration – Levels 2 & 3
13 August 2020** Thursday Registration – Levels 1 & 4
17 August 2020 Monday First Day of Classes Fall Semester 2020
20 August 2020* Thursday Hijri New Year
9 October – 18 October 2020 Fall Break
29 October 2020* Thursday Mawlid an-Nabi
16 December 2020 Wednesday Graduation / Fall Semester 2020 ends
17 December 2020 Thursday Teacher Planning Day

*No Classes. Sometimes the government changes holidays without advance notice. In general, we follow the decisions of area schools so that our days off correspond with the children of our students and teachers.

** All students are expected to come to the school some time between 8:15 and 12:30 during their registration day. Please send a friend or email the school if you cannot be present.