DepEd School Calendar for School Year 2018-2019

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Mandated by RA 7797 to lengthen the school calendar from 200 days to not more than 220 class days, the number of school days for SY 2018-2019 is set to be 205. Classes shall begin on the first Monday of June.

For SY 2018-2019, DepEd requires all public and private elementary and secondary schools to comply strictly with the180 class days non-negotiable contact time for actual teaching and learning and the remaining 25 class days for quarterly examinations, parent-teachers conferences, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, and the semestral break in-service training with a minimum of 205 class days a year.

This is an unofficial advisory. The official DepEd school calendar for SY 2018-2019 will be posted in this site as soon as the official DepEd Order is released this week.

Update: May 18, 2018 – Updating..

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Activities and/or Observances Mandated by Law

Month/DateActivities and/or ObservancesLegal Bases
MAY
9Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of Horacio Dela CostaAdministrative Order (AO) No. 23, 2011
10Commemoration of the Death Anniversary of Andres Bonifacio
13Commemoration of the Death Anniversary of Apolinario Mabini
22Commemoration of the Philippine-Australia Friendship Day
26Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of Felipe Agoncillo
May 28- June 12National Flag Day CelebrationRepublic Act (RA] No. 8491
Presidential Proclamation (PP) No. 374, s. 1965
Executive Order (EO) No. 179, s. 1994
JUNE
1-30Dengue Awareness MonthHealth Calendar 2016 (DOH)
National Kidney Month
5World Environment DayDM No. 14, s. 2014
13-17 Third week of JuneNational Safe Kids WeekPP 1307, s. 2007
14World Blood Donor DayHealth Calendar 2016 (DOH)
June 16-Dec 31Nationwide Search for the Outstanding W.A.T.C.H. (We Advocate Time Consciousness and HonestyJ SchoolsPP 1782,s. 2009
June 16-Dec 31Pambansang Gawad sa Ulirang KabataanPP110, s. 1963 PP 28, s. 1962 DM 146 s, 2014
19Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of Dr. Jose RizalAO 23, s. 2011
24Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of Marcela Agoncillo
25Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of Galicano ApacibleAO 23, s. 2011 DM 146, s. 2014
26International Day Against Drug AbuseHealth Calendar 2016 (DOH)
30Commemoration of the Historic Siege of Baler and Philippine-Spanish Friendship DayRA 9187 PP 1696, s. 2008
JULY
1-31National Disaster and Preparedness MonthDM 69, s. 2015 EO 137, s. 1999
National Nutrition MonthPP 491, s. 1974
DM 62, s. 2015
4Commemoration of the Death Anniversary of Marcelo H. Del PilarAO 23, s. 2011
7-11Science and Technology WeekDM308, s. 2008
12Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of Vicente Abad SantosAO 23, s. 2011
17-23National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation WeekPP 361, s. 2000 PP 1870, s. 1979 PP 361, s. 2000
22Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of Apolinario Dela Cruz fHermano Puli]AO 23, s. 2011
23Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of Apolinario MabiniRA 9430 AO 33, s. 2012 DM 130, s. 2013 PP 361, s. 2000
23Commemoration of the Philippine-Japan Friendship DayAO 23, s. 2011
24-28Career Guidance WeekDO 25, s. 2013
Last WeekLinggo ng Musikang PilipinoPP 933, s. 2014
AUGUST
1-31Buwan ng Wikang PambansaProklamasyon Big. 1041, s. 1997 DM 24, s. 2016
History MonthPP 339, s. 2012
National Adolescent Immunization MonthHealth Calendar 2016 (DOH)
National Breastfeeding Awareness Month
National Tuberculosis Awareness Month
Sight Saving MonthPP 40, s. 1954
1Commemoration of the Death Anniversary of President Manuel L. QuezonAO 23, s. 2011
7-13ASEAN WeekPP 1008, s. 2007 DM 143, s. 2013
9National Indigenous People's DayRA 10689
19Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of Manuel L. QuezonRA 6741 DM 127, s. 2013
30Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of Marcelo H. Del PilarAO 23, s. 2011
30Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Battle of San Juan Del Monte
31Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of President Ramon Magsaysay
White Cane Safety DayRA 6759 DM 77, s. 2015
SEPTEMBER
1-30National Peace Consciousness MonthPP 675, s. 2004
1-7National Crime Prevention WeekPP 461, s. 1994 DM 158, s. 2013
September 5-October 5National Teacher's MonthPP 242, s. 2011 DM 99, s. 2015
Second weekNational Suicide Prevention DayHealth Calendar 2016 (DOH)
15Commemoration of the Opening of Malolos CongressPP 246, s. 2011
21Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Declaration of Martial LawAO 30, s. 2012 PP 1081, s. 1972
25-30Linggo ng KabataanPP 99, s. 1992
26-30Linggo ng Kasuotang FilipinoPP 675, s. 2005 DM 179, s. 2013
27Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of Gen. Miguel MalvarAO 23, s. 2011 DM 146, s. 2014
28Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of President Diosdado MacapagalAO 23, s. 2011
Last week of SeptemberFamily WeekPP 60 s. 1992
OCTOBER
1-31Consumers Welfare MonthPP 1098, s. 1997 DM111, s. 2015
National Health MonthDM 174, s. 2012
National Indigenous Peoples (IP) MonthPP 1906, s. 2009
1-7Elderly Filipino WeekPP 470, s. 1994
5World Teachers' DayRA 10743
DM 99, s. 2015
DM32, s. 2016
6Global Hand Washing DayDM 119, s. 2015
17-20Commemoration of the Leyte Gulf LandingPP 653, s. 1995 AO 108, s. 1994
20Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of Artemio RicarteAO 23, s. 2011
24Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of Juan Luna
25Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of Leon Apacible
29Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of Antonio Luna
(tentative)Juvenile Justice and Welfare Consciousness WeekPP 489, s. 2012 DM122, s. 2015
tentative) * 3rd week of JuneNational Health Education WeekDM174, s. 2012
NOVEMBER
1-30Filipino Values MonthPP 479, s. 1994
Malaria Awareness MonthPP 1168, s. 2006
RA 10661
DM 63, s. 2015
DM 124, s. 2015
National Environment Awareness MonthRA 9512 DM 14, s. 2014
National Reading MonthDM 145, s. 2012
7-10National Observance of Deaf Awareness WeekPP 829, s. 1991 DM176, s. 2012
16Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of President Elpidio QuirinoPP 967, s. 2015
25National Consciousness Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Children fVAWC)RA10398
Nov 25-Dec 1218-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women fVAW)
27Araw nq PaqbasaRA 10556
25-29 Fourth weekNational Week for the Gifted and TalentedPP 199, s. 1999
Last weekNational Music Week for Young ArtistsPP 25, s. 1998 DM20, s. 2014
DECEMBER
1-31Firecrackers Injury Prevention MonthHealth Calendar 2016 (DOH)
Rizal MonthPP 126, s. 2001
1World AIDS dayDM 270, s. 2011
3International Day of Persons with DisabilitiesPD 1157, s. 2006
4-10National Human Rights Consciousness WeekRA 9201 DM152, s. 2015
11 Second SundayNational Children's Day of BroadcastingRA 8296
7-12Education WeekPP 2399, s. 1985
(tentative)Historical, Cultural and Arts Festival of ExcellencePP 126, s. 2001
JANUARY
1-31Food Conservation MonthPP1398, s. 1975
Physical Fitness and Sports Development MonthEO 63, s. 1993
Zero Waste MonthHealth Calendar 2016 (DOH)
18-24National Cancer Consciousness WeekPP 1348, s. 1975
20-27National Autism Consciousness WeekPP 711, s. 1996 DM 5, s. 2016
23Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Inauguration of the First Philippine RepublicPP 533, s. 2013 PP 523, s. 2012
FEBRUARY
1-28National Arts MonthPP 683, s. 1991 DM25, s. 2016
National Dental Health MonthPP 559, s. 2004 DM 7, s. 2013
National Heart MonthPP 1096, s. 1973
4Commemoration of the Death Anniversary of Baldomero AguinaldoAO 23
6Commemoration of the Death Anniversary of General Emilio Aguinaldo
7Adoption Consciousness CelebrationPP 72, s. 1999
12-18Leprosy Control WeekPP 467, s. 1965
13-17National Awareness Week for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse and ExploitationPP 731, s. 1996 DM 5, s. 2015
14-20National Children with Intellectual Disabilities WeekPP 1385, s. 1975
17Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Martyrdom of GOMBURZAPP 204, s. 2002
22-25EDSA People Power AnniversaryAO 47, s. 2002 PP 1224, s. 2007 PP 1105, s. 2015
26Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of Baldomero AguinaldoAO 23, s. 2011
29Reinterment of Remains of Elpidio Quirino
MARCH
1-31Fire Prevention MonthPP 115-A, s. 1966
National Women's MonthRA 6949
PP 224, s. 1988
PP 227, s. 1988
DM 28, s.2014
7Girl Child WeekPP 759, s. 1996
DM 110, s. 1999
9Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of Paciano RizalPP 1737, s. 2009
17Commemoration of the Death Anniversary of President Ramon MagsaysayAO 23, s. 2011
22Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of General Emilio Aguinaldo
(tentative]Global Money WeekDM91, s. 2015
APRIL
2Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of Francisco "Balagtas" BaltazarPP 964, s. 1997 DM 13, s.2014
10Commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of General Isidoro TorresAO 23, s. 2011
5-11Commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan and Philippine Veterans Week

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  1. baltazar says

    When is the first day of school for 2018 – 2019?