2017-2018 School Year to Close June 29, 2018

The Virgin Islands Department of Education announces that the 2017-18 School Year will close on Friday, June 29, 2018 for both the St. Thomas – St. John and St. Croix Districts.

“The Department of Education has made the decision to end this school year June 29, 2018 based upon the approval we have received from FEMA to move forward in the ordering, site preparation and placement of Modular and Sprung structures for the upcoming 2018-19 school year,” said Education Commissioner Sharon Ann McCollum.

“We will be undertaking the huge tasks necessary to take public schools off of split session for SY 2018-19.” Closing out the school year will be the four high school commencement ceremonies.

The schedule is as follows:

June 23, 2018
Ivanna Eudora Kean High School
Digna M. Wheatley Gymnasium
6:00 p.m.

June 24, 2018
Charlotte Amalie High School
University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center
3:00 p.m.

June 27, 2018
St. Croix Central High School
Location TBA
9:00 a.m.

June 28, 2018
St. Croix Educational Complex High School
SCEC Gymnasium
9:00 a.m.