Back to School Guide


Back to school right around the corner and it is time to get those school supplies, new shoes, and some great new threads for the kids to sport. We have some helpful information to help you make the grade.

We know parents have lots of questions when it comes to sending the kiddos out the door and we are here to help! We have put together a guide to help you find helpful information to get you and the kids ready for a great school year. Get your #2 pencils ready and take a look below.


Resource guide for 2021-2022 school year 

Click here to see the 2021-2022 JCPS School Calendar 

2021-2022 School Calendars

Jefferson County
First day – August 11

Fall Break – September 29-October 1

Thanksgiving Break November 24–November 26

Winter Break December 20– December 31

Spring Break – April 4– April 8

Parent-Teacher Conferences (No school for students) October 11, February 21

Last Day (subject to change) – May 23

Oldham County
First day – August 11

Fall Break – October 18 – 22

Thanksgiving Break – November 24-25

Winter Break – December 20 – 31, 2021

Spring Break – April 4 – April 8, 2022

Last Day (subject to change) – May 28

Catholic Schools
First day – August 12

Fall Break – October 15-18

Thanksgiving Break – November 24-26

Winter Break – December 20- December 31

Spring Break – April 4-April8

Last Day (subject to change) – May 27, 2022

Free School Supplies

Click here for a list of suggested supplies for JCPS students.

See the Louisville Family Fun Calendar for a list of supply drives. 


Where to donate supplies

WLKY, Commonwealth Bank & Trust: Teacher Supply Drive – Until Aug 27 – Various Locations. 

Volunteers of America

KVC Kentucky

Chef Space: Kitchen to Class Room

Catholic Charities 


Before and After School care

JCPS Child Enrichment Program

Nanny Pair

Hwang’s Martial Arts

La Petite Academy

Friends School

Louisville Catholic School information

Closing informaiton (when needed)

WLKY Snowatch

WDRB Snowfox

WHAS11 Alert Center

WAVE3 Closings 

Bus Information 



Homeschooling information

JCPS Guidelines

Louisville Homeschool Facebook group

Louisville Homeschool

Louisville Free Public Library resources

Clothes and Uniforms (some with specials) 

Academy Sports + Outdoors

Mall St. Matthews

Shaheen’s Department Store

Goodwill Industries

More information and resources can be found on the JCPS webpage and the Oldham County Schools webpage.

Have a child going into preschool? You can check out our list of great preschool here.

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