||The first day of school in the Miami-Dade County Public School System is Monday, August 21. The county's 345,000 public school students will be welcomed by the 40,000 dedicated employees of the fourth largest school system in the United States.
The 2017-2018 school term consists of two semesters with observation of most legal holidays and teacher workdays. The school year will end on Friday, June 7, 2018. Parents and guardians of students attending private and parochial schools should contact those institutions directly for information about school start days.