The Monroe City School Board shall establish the holiday schedule for all personnel in addition to those included in the adoption of a school calendar.  Whenever a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the holiday shall be observed on the preceding Friday or following Monday, respectively.


The following have been designated as holidays within the system:


New Year’s Day

Martin L. King Day

Presidents’ Day

Good Friday

Memorial Day

Independence Day – July 4th

Labor Day




General election day shall be designated by each school system as a holiday every four (4) years for the presidential election.  The first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in even-numbered years where the parish governing body has established a polling place at a public school shall also be designated as a holiday.


Revised:  February 4, 2020



Ref:    La. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§1:55, 17:81

Louisiana Handbook for School Administrators, Bulletin 741, Louisiana Department of Education

Board minutes, 11-2-99, 2-4-20


Monroe City School Board