DepEd SCHOOL CALENDAR for SY 2019-2020

DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones has recently announced that the schedule of the opening of classes under basic education stays the same, June 3, 2019, for the school year 2019-2020.


DepEd Order 007, s. 2019

1. The School Year (SY) 2019-2020 shall formally open on Monday, June 3, 2019, and shall end on Friday, April 3, 2020. It shall consist of 203 school days, inclusive of the five-day In-Service Training (INSET), the three days for the Parent-Teacher Conferences to be conducted within the school year, and the World Teachers’ Day; provided, that during the five-day INSET, students shall be given advance reading for the attainment of learning objectives.

2. Private schools may deviate from this School Calendar. However, they may not start classes earlier than the first Monday of June nor later than the last day of August, as provided in Republic Act (R.A.) No. 7797 entitled An Act to Lengthen the School Calendar from Two Hundred (200) Days to Not More Than Two Hundred Twenty (220) Class Days. Said schools should notify in advance their respective regional offices (ROs) regarding any deviation from the school calendar.

3. The Implementing Guidelines on the SY 2019-2020 Calendar of Activities are provided in Enclosure No. 1 to enable the schools to effectively and efficiently implement the school events and activities. Likewise, the guidelines shall allow the ROs and the schools' division offices to provide support to schools, particularly in the areas of instruction, and progress monitoring and evaluation.

4. Schools may observe national and local celebrations other than those indicated in Enclosure Nos. 2 and 3, provided that these are beneficial to the learners. In this regard, ROs may issue a supplemental calendar to reflect their local events.

5. To compensate for unplanned suspension of classes such as natural and manmade calamities, the Alternative Delivery Mode (ADM) or make-up classes are recommended to be undertaken. The conduct of such activities must be agreed upon by school heads, teachers and concerned parents.

Immediate dissemination of and strict compliance with this Order is directed.


DepEd Order 007, s. 2019

According to DepEd Order No. 025, s. 2018, and in preparation for the opening of classes for SY 2019-2020, the schools shall conduct the following activities:

a. Early Registration of learners, beginning on January 26, 2019, in the schools where they wish to study;
b. Brigada Eskwela from May 20-25, 2019 to enable the community and the school to prepare their facilities before the start of another school year;
c. Oplan Balik Eskwela from May 20-31, 2019 to facilitate the enrolment of learners; and
d. In-Service Training (INSET) activities for teachers from May 27-May 31, a week before the opening of classes.


January 1, 2019, Tuesday - New Year's Day
April 9, 2019, Tuesday - Araw ng Kagitingan
April 18, 2019 - Maundy Thursday
April 19, 2019 - Good Friday
May 1, 2019, Wednesday - Labor Day
June 12, 2019, Wednesday - Independence Day
August 26, 2019, last Monday of August - National Heroes' Day
November 30, 2019, Saturday - Bonifacio Day
December 25, 2019, Wednesday - Christmas Day
December 30, 2019, Monday - Rizal Day


February 5, 2019, Tuesday - Chinese New Year
February 25, 2019, Monday - EDSA Revolution Anniversary
April 20, 2019 - Black Saturday
August 21, 2019, Wednesday - Ninoy Aquino Day
November 1, 2019, Friday - All Saints' Day
December 8, 2019, Sunday - Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary
December 31, 2019, Tuesday - last day of the year


November 2, 2019, Saturday
December 24, 2019, Tuesday

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