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Sparta Community Unit School District #140 School Calendar 2023-2024 

Aug. 14 Teacher Institute 

Aug. 15 Teacher Institute 

Aug. 16 Students in attendance 

Sep. 1 11:30 Dismissal~Half-Day School Improvement 

Sep. 4 Labor Day ~ No School 

Oct. 6 Teacher Institute 

Oct. 9 Columbus Day ~ No School 

Oct. 13 End of 1st Quarter ~ 40 Days of Attendance 
 

Oct. 24 Parent/Teacher Conferences 3-7 p.m. ~ 1 p.m. Dismissal

Oct. 26 Parent/Teacher Conferences 3-7 p.m. ~ 1 p.m. Dismissal

Oct. 27 No School 

Nov. 9 11:30 Dismissal~Half-Day School Improvement

Nov. 10 Veterans Day Observed ~ No School 

Nov. 21 Early Dismissal 2 p.m. for Thanksgiving Holiday 

Nov. 22 - 24 Thanksgiving Holiday 

Nov. 27 Classes Resume 

Dec. 20 11:30 Dismissal~Half-Day School Improvement

Dec. 20 End of 2nd Quarter ~ 44 Days of Attendance

End of 1st Semester ~ 84 Days 

Dec. 21 – Jan. 1 Winter Break 

Jan. 2 Teacher Institute 

Jan. 3 Classes Resume 

Jan. 12 11:30 Dismissal~Half-Day School Improvement

Jan. 15 Martin Luther King Day ~ No School 

Feb. 16 11:30 Dismissal~Half-Day School Improvement

Feb. 19 Presidents’ Day ~ No School 

Mar. 1 11:30 Dismissal~Half-Day School Improvement

Mar. 4 Casimir Pulaski Day ~ No School 

Mar. 8 End of 3rd Quarter ~ 45 Days of Attendance 

Mar. 27 Early Dismissal 2 p.m. for Spring Break 

Mar.28 - Apr. 1 Spring Break 

Apr. 2 Classes Resume 

Apr. 12 11:30 Dismissal~Half-Day School Improvement

May 17 11:30 Dismissal~Half-Day School Improvement

May 17 End of 4th Quarter ~ 47 Days of Attendance 

End of 2nd Semester ~ 92 Days* 

May 24 Last Day of School 

Note: This calendar includes 5 emergency days. The Half-Day School Improvement Day on May 17th will move according to how many snow days are used so that the School Improvement Day will be the last day of school.  

*Half-Day School Improvement Day dismissal time will be 11:30 am. 

Revised 4/8/2023

Mid-Quarter Dates

  • Sep. 15th 

  • Nov. 17th 

  • Feb. 2nd 

  • Apr. 12th

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