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Orange County Public Schools & Schedules

Here is the complete list of the Orange County public school districts with links to the website and student calendar. You’ll find all the school holidays, minimum days, days off, and more for the 2022-2023 academic year in the school schedule.

Orange County Public Schools & Calendars

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Anaheim City School District

Anaheim Union High School District

Brea-Olinda Unified School District

Buena Park School District

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Capistrano Unified School District

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Centralia Elementary School District

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Cypress School District

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Fountain Valley School District

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Fullerton Joint Union High School District

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Fullerton School District

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Garden Grove Unified School District

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Huntington Beach City School District

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Huntington Beach Union High School District

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Irvine Unified School District

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La Habra City School District

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Laguna Beach Unified School District

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Los Alamitos Unified School District

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Magnolia School District

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Newport-Mesa Unified School District

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Ocean View School District

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Orange Unified School District

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Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District

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Saddleback Valley Unified School District

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Santa Ana Unified School District

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Savanna School District

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Tustin Unified School District Calendar

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Westminster School District

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Public School Holidays

These are the school holidays most public schools observe. See the school schedules for the exacts dates for your child’s school.

  • First Day of School: Varies by school
  • Labor Day: 9/5/2022
  • Veteran’s Day: 11/11/2022
  • Thanksgiving: 11/21/2022 – 11/25/2022 (some School Districts are not full week)
  • Winter Break/Recess: Varies by School District
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 1/16/2023
  • Lincoln’s Birthday: 2/13/2023 or 2/17/2023 (varies by School District)
  • President’s Day/Washington’s Birthday: 2/20/2023
  • Spring Break/Recess: Varies by School District
  • Memorial Day: 5/29/2023
  • Last Day of School: Varies by school

Public schools typically have other days off during the school year. Below are examples of those days.

  • Minimum Day/Early Release
  • Non-Student Day
  • Full Day Parent Conferences
  • Staff Development Day
  • Staff Day
  • Teacher Day
  • Teacher Prep Day
  • Conference Day
  • Local Holiday

Minimum Number of School Days

California requires attendance of all school age students to be 180 days or its equivalent.

California Minimum Minutes Requirement

  • Grade K: 36,000 Minutes
  • Grades 1–3: 50,400 Minutes
  • Grades 4–8: 54,000 Minutes
  • Grades 9–12: 64,800 Minutes

School districts have minimum day requirements by law. A day that doesn’t meet these requirements is not considered an instructional day.


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Monique McArthur is a mother of two, writer, and creator of delicious recipes. In her spare time she enjoys exploring all that Orange County has to offer, traveling, shopping, running with her dogs and spending time with family.