4-day school week

Regarding a district transition to a four day work week starting with the 2023-2024 school year, HERE is the updated calendar for the 2023-2024 school year. 

Please note the following items of importance for your reference: 

  • The first day for students will be Monday, August 14, 2023. Students will attend school Monday through Friday the first three weeks of school. Mondays as the non-instructional day will start after the Labor Day holiday. 
  • Traditional holidays will be recognized for the 2023-2024 school year. 
  • The instructional day for all schools in the Acadia Parish School System will be based on a 440 minute school day. Individual school bell schedules will vary from school to school without extending the school day unreasonably.
  • Acadia Parish Head Start programs will also shift to a four day work week based on the attached calendar.

As we move forward with more detailed information regarding the transition to the four day work week, we will keep you informed via our normal modes of communication.