Fayette County Public School students and staff will enjoy a weeklong fall break in October 2022 under the revised 2022-23 instructional calendar, which the Fayette County Board of Education approved on Feb. 28, 2022. The change extends the next school year through Friday, May 26, 2023.

FCPS: chalkboard that says ABC and chalk and books on a tableLast fall, many Fayette County Public School parents reached out to Superintendent Demetrus Liggins about the district’s established practice of having a two-day fall break, suggesting a weeklong Fall break instead.

A calendar survey was conducted and more than 68% of the nearly 8,000 people who replied favored the extended break. Also, given the choice between a week off in October or a week off at Thanksgiving, the earlier fall break was the most popular option.