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Academic Calendar

2020-2021 Academic Calendar

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The global pandemic has necessitated this updated Academic Calendar for the 2020-21 school year. This calendar is subject to change. Any updates will be provided in upcoming communications. 



Jul & Aug        

Student Leader Orientation and Training (online - week of July 20)

Jul & Aug        

Activities and introductions for all students (online - beginning Aug 3)



Aug 17 - 31

Students return to campus with cohorts for activities and orientation 



Sep 3

Classes Begin (start of the first trimester)

Sep 23

School Day SAT offered for Northwood students only



Oct 8-10

Virtual Family Weekend

Oct 9-10

Fall Virtual Musical Performance: “Disenchanted”

Oct 14

School Day SAT offered for Northwood students only



Nov 19

Last day of the first trimester.  Students may leave for their break after their last obligation on this day.

Nov 20

Thanksgiving/Winter Break 



Jan 5  

The expected date that students begin to return to campus.


We anticipate releasing the calendar for the remainder of the school year in November.

Northwood School currently plans to offer College Board tests (SAT, PSAT) on campus for Northwood students only and will do so following updated health and safety protocols.

Updated 9/3/2020