Many districts have separate start dates for preschool and kindergarten students versus grades 1 through 12. In those cases, preschool and kindergarten kids often start a few days later than the rest of the school. Check your individual school district’s calendar for details.
Here’s a list of the back-to-school dates for local public and career schools.
Aug. 17: Global Impact STEM Academy, Northwestern Local Schools, Springfield-Clark Career Technology Center (CTC) level 1, Tecumseh Local Schools.
Aug. 18: Springfield-Clark CTC level 2, Triad Local Schools.
Aug. 19: Urbana City Schools group A.
Aug. 22: Graham Local Schools, Triad preschool, Urbana group B.
Aug. 23: Mechanicsburg Exempted Village Schools, Triad preschool and kindergarten, Urbana group C.
Aug. 24: Springfield City Schools grades 1-9.
Aug. 25: Southeastern Local Schools, Springfield grades 10-12.
Aug. 29: Greenon Local Schools and kindergarten last names A-M.
Aug. 30: Greenon kindergarten last names N-Z, Northeastern Local Schools, Springfield kindergarten last names A-L.
Aug. 31: Springfield kindergarten last names M-Z.
Sept. 1: Clark-Shawnee Local Schools, Springfield all kindergarten.
Sept. 7: Clark-Shawnee kindergarten last name A-L.
Sept. 8: Clark-Shawnee kindergarten last name M-Z and all preschool.
Sept. 9: Clark-Shawnee all kindergarten.