During or near specific yearly holidays, many K–12 school districts and private institutions in New Jersey and across the nation choose to close.
Anything you need to know about Presidents Day 2022 (2/21/22) and whether or not schools are open or closed is provided below.
On Presidents Day 2023, Are Schools Open?
Presidents Day in 2023 is a federal holiday, thus most schools are off.
Nonetheless, some districts declare at the beginning of the school year that the day is a holiday. Then, they maintain it open in case days need to be made up due to an excessive number of snow days.
On Presidents Day 2023, Will Public Schools In New Jersey Be Open?
On Presidents Day, the majority of public school districts in New Jersey are closed, and some are even closed on the Friday preceding the holiday.
However, the district has the last say, so we advise confirming with your neighborhood school to verify if it is open or closed. The school district’s website is most likely where you may find the most reliable information.
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Are Private Or Parochial Schools In New Jersey Open On Presidents Day In 2023?
Private or parochial schools have their own academic calendars, much like public school districts do. On Presidents Day and/or the Friday before the holiday, the majority, if not all, are also closed.
Check the below tweet about Presidents day:
This Monday is truly the Presidents Day, Feb 20. This US holiday falls on 3rd Monday of February commemorating America’s 45 commanders in chief. Officially, the holiday is known as Washington’s Birthday. Today is the day and Kyiv is the place for two commanders in chief to meet! pic.twitter.com/SvXHzokuz6
— Sergiy Kyslytsya (@SergiyKyslytsya) February 20, 2023
We advise checking with your local school to see if it is open or closed on Presidents Day as it is up to the school, in the case of independently run private or parochial schools, to determine whether to use the holiday as part of a school break just like public school districts do.