RCSD Announces Calendar for 2024-2025 Academic Year

February 23, 2024 – BRANDON MS – At the January 2024 Rankin County School District (RCSD) Board meeting, the school calendar for the academic year 2024-2025 was approved. This comprehensive calendar introduces a Fall Break and Spring Break, strategically placed to provide students with necessary pauses in their academic schedules and to separate 9-week periods of school instruction.

Key Dates for the 2024-2025 Academic Year:

• First Day of School: Thursday, August 1st, 2024
• Final Day of School: Friday, May 23rd, 2025

Scheduled Breaks and Student Holidays:

Labor Day: Monday, September 2nd, 2024
Fall Break: Oct 7th – 11th, 2024
Student Holiday: Monday, Oct 14th, 2024
Thanksgiving Break: November 25th – 29th, 2024 (Mon – Fri)
Last Day before Christmas: Friday December 20th 2024 (60% day)
Christmas Break: Monday, Dec 23rd 2024 – Friday January 3rd, 2025
Student Holiday: Monday, January 6th, 2025
MLK Jr Day: Monday, January 20th, 2025
Presidents Day: Monday, February 17th, 2025
Spring Break: March 10th – 14th, 2025 (Mon – Fri)
Easter Break: Friday, April 18th and Monday, April 21st, 2025
Final Day of School: Friday May 23rd, 2025 (60% day)

The academic calendar includes 180 days of instruction and is a testament to RCSD’s commitment to providing quality education to its nearly 19,000 students across 28 schools. As the 2nd largest school district in Mississippi and Rankin County’s largest employer, RCSD remains dedicated to fostering academic excellence and growth within its community.

For further details, please refer to the links provided below.

CLICK HERE for PDF of Calendar
Calendar on RCSD Website
RCSD Facebook Page

Rankin County School District
1220 Apple Park Place
Brandon MS 39042
Ph: 601-825-5590