The Philippine Department of Education (DepEd) has yet to release the official DepEd School Calendar for School Year 2019-2020. Usually, classes open on the first week of June, but this can extend until August for private schools with approved school calendars.
Whether you’re a student, teacher, or parent, it’s always good that you know important dates within the DepEd School Calendar so for you to plan well your family affairs, special occasions, settlement of tuition fees, and others.
In preparation for the opening of classes in June 2019 for the school year 2019-2020, the schools shall conduct the following activities:
- the Early Registration of Students for the School Year 2019-2020 beginning on Saturday, January 26 until Friday, February 22, 2019;
- the annual Brigada Eskwela within the period of May 13-17, 2019 that enables the schools and respective communities to prepare the schools and facilities;
- the Oplan Balik Eskwela from May 20-31, 2019 for the enrollment of students; and,
- the In-Service Training (INSET) activities for public school teachers from May 27-31, or a week before the opening of classes in June 2019.
Equally, the following are the 2019 holidays that may affect the DepEd School Calendar for School Year 2019-2020:
- 01 January 2019 (Tuesday) | New Year’s Day
- 09 April 2019 (Tuesday) | Araw ng Kagitingan
- 18 April 2019 (Thursday) | Maundy Thursday
- 19 April 2019 (Friday) | Good Friday
- 01 May 2019 (Wednesday) | Labor Day
- 12 June 2019 (Wednesday) | Independence Day
- 26 August 2019 (Monday) | National Heroes’ Day
- 30 November 2019 (Saturday) | Bonifacio Day
- 25 December 2019 (Wednesday) | Christmas Day
- 30 December 2019 (Monday) | Rizal Day
SPECIAL NON-WORKING DAYS
- 05 February 2019 (Tuesday) | Chinese New Year
- 25 February 2019 (Monday) | EDSA Revolution Anniversary
- 20 April 2019 (Saturday) | Black Saturday
- 21 August 2019 (Wednesday) | Ninoy Aquino Day
- 01 November 2019 (Friday) | All Saints’ Day
- 08 December 2019 (Sunday) | Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary
- 31 December 2019 (Tuesday) | Last Day of the Year
ADDITIONAL SPECIAL NON-WORKING DAYS
- 02 November 2019 (Saturday) | All Souls’ Day
- 24 December 2019 (Tuesday) | Day Before Christmas
Malacañang will issue a proclamation to declare national holidays for Eid’l Fitr and Eid’l Adha after the approximate dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined. DepEd School Calendar for School Year 2019-2020 will be posted here as soon as it becomes available.