PACE Academy 2023-24 Calendar

It might be summer but planners love to plan. 

We know many families like to think ahead and get important dates on their calendars. Whether you are new or returning to Dr. Joseph F. Pollack Academic Center for Excellence (PACE Academy), a tuition-free Southfield, Michigan K-8 school, you’ll find the information below valuable to getting the 2023-24 school year off to a great start. Additionally, a downloadable PDF of this calendar can be found on our website


PACE Academy students sit at desks in a classroom engaged with something out of the frame.

PACE Academy School Hours of Operation

School Day 8:00am - 2:45pm

Want more detail? On our website, our bell schedule breaks the routine for each grade down. 

Office Hours: 7:45am -3:15pm

Before & After School Care: Champions 6:30am to first bell and from last bell until 6:00pm


Important Dates for PACE Academy 2023-24 School Year


Student Orientation: Tuesday, August 22nd 

Two Sessions: 9am-11am & 4pm-6pm



First Day of School: September 5, 2023



Parent Teacher Mid-Term Conferences (No School): October 13, 2023



Report Cards: November 8, 2023 

Thanksgiving Holiday (No School): November 20-24, 2023



Winter Break (No School): December 25, 2023 - January 5, 2024



End of Winter Break (No School): January 1-5, 2024

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (No School): January 15, 2024

Report Cards: January 31, 2024



Accepting Sibling Enrollment Applications: February 1, 2024

Mid-Winter Break (No School): February 16-19, 2024



Open Enrollment Begins / Accepting Applications: March 1, 2024

Parent Teacher Mid Term Conferences (No School): March 8, 2024

Spring Break (No School): March 25 - March 29, 2024



Report Cards: April 10, 2024



Memorial Day (No School): May 27, 2024



Last Day of School: June 17, 2024

Report Cards: June 26, 2024

Looking for more answers? Contact PACE Academy to ask a question, take a tour or enroll at our K-8 school. 


About PACE Academy 

Dr. Joseph F. Pollack Academic Center for Excellence (PACE Academy) is a tuition-free public charter school serving kindergarten through eighth grade in Southfield, Michigan. At PACE Academy, we empower our scholars to realize their fullest potential through meaningful educational opportunities. We partner with our families and community in preparing our scholars to become dynamic leaders in the 21st century by celebrating the importance of collaboration and accountability in all we do. Join our growing school, enroll today!