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Rockingham County Schools

511 Harrington Highway

Eden, North Carolina 27288

Phone:  (336) 627-2600  Fax:  (336) 627-2660

Superintendent's E-mail:  rshotwell@rock.k12.nc.us

School Calendars

Below are the current school year calendars. These are updated on a regular basis, as needed.


Approved by Board of Education: February 2019


Graduation Dates - Class of 2020

Rockingham Early College - May 15 - 6 pm 

Rockingham County High - June 12 - 7 pm

Morehead High - June 13 - 9 am 

McMicheal High - June 13 - 11 am

Reidsville High - June 13 - 11 am

Grading Period, Interim Progress Reports & Report Card Dates:

2020-21 Calendar Survey

The 2020-21 Traditional draft Calendar is now posted on the district website for review. The proposed 2020-21 calendar for  Rockingham Early College High School has not yet been developed because it will align with Rockingham Community College’s calendar.

The calendar drafts, school calendar 101 explaining the calendar laws and surveys requesting input may be found on the district website, below.   Copies of the draft may also be obtained at your school.

This is a 173 day calendar drafts with 5 built in inclement weather days! Take the time to read all the information. Please complete the survey at the bottom of the page. The survey will be open until February 9 at 5 pm. Thank you for taking the time to provide your input!

Traditional Calendar

Dillard Calendar

Calendar 101 Information

School Calendars must meet the following requirements:  http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/fbs/accounting/calendar/

  1. Start date no earlier than the Monday closest to August 26 and end date no later than the Friday closest to June 11 (unless a weather related calendar waiver has been approved, year-round school, charter school or cooperative innovative high school.) If waiver is approved the start date can be no earlier than the Monday closest to August 19.

  2. There are no educational purpose waivers for exemption of the opening and/or closing dates.

  3. All schools within the district must be closed all day for purposes of determining eligibility for a weather related waiver (delayed starts or early dismissals of two or more hours no longer apply).

  4. Covers at least nine calendar months.

  5. Must have a minimum of 185 days OR 1,025 hours of instruction.

  6. Must have at least nine (9) teacher workdays.

  7. Local Boards shall designate two (2) workdays on which teachers may take accumulated vacation leave. Local Boards may designate the remaining workdays as days teachers may take accumulated vacation leave.

  8. Have a minimum of ten (10) annual vacation leave days.

  9. Have the same or an equivalent number of legal holidays occurring within the school calendar as those designated by the State Personnel Commission for State employees.

  10. School shall not be held on Sunday.

  11. Veterans Day shall be a holiday for all public school personnel and for all students enrolled in the public schools.


Rockingham County Schools Calendar for 2020-2021 Details

  1. Includes 173 Student Days

  2. Includes 10 Annual Leave Days

  3. Includes 11 Holidays

  4. Includes 7 Optional Teacher Workdays

  5. Includes 14 Mandatory Teacher Workdays

  6. Totals 215 Teacher Days per teacher contract

Click here to take the 2020-21 Calendar Survey!