DO 13, s. 2001 – School Calendar for SY 2001-2002

March 19, 2001
DO 13, s. 2001
School Calendar for SY 2001-2002
To:   Bureau Directors
Regional Directors
Schools Division/City Superintendents
Private Elementary and Secondary School Principals

1.  For school year 2001-2002, the following dates and periods will be observed:
a.  The elementary and secondary school year will begin on Monday, June 4, 2001 and end on a Friday March 29, 2002. It shall consist of two hundred five (205) class days inclusive of the 5-day Mid-Year Program Review and Evaluation as per DECS Order No. 36, s. 1997.
b.  The Christmas break will begin on Friday, December 21 and classes will resume on Wednesday, January 2, 2002.
c.  The secondary school summer classes will begin on Monday, April 8, 2002 and end on Friday, May 24, 2002. The summer class will consist of a 3 – hour and 42 minutes session per unit daily for 36 days including Saturday.
2.  In addition to regular days and special holidays authorized in Executive Order No. 203 promulgated on June 30, 1987, the observance of other school holidays will be allowed provided the minimum number of class hours and class days are observed.
3.  The dates given in this calendar will be compulsory for public elementary and secondary schools. Private schools may deviate from this calendar provided that they do not open earlier than the 1stMonday of June nor later than the 3rd Monday of June of this year and that they meet the minimum number of class hours and class days (200 days) and the appropriate DECS office is notified in advance.
4.  The 2001-2002 DECS School Calendar and the distribution of class days by month and grading period are hereby enclosed.

5.  Immediate and wide dissemination of the contents of this Order is desired.



As stated
DECS Order No. 19, s. 2000

To be indicated in the Perpetual Index
under the following subjects: