Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Logo
The Department has moved to 135 Santilli Highway in Everett. The Department's office and Licensure Welcome Center are open. The new location has free parking and is a short walk from the Wellington station on the MBTA's Orange Line.
Administration and Finance

Fiscal Year 2021 School Calendar

To:Private School Directors, Chapter 766 Approved Schools
From:Craig Delmonte, Director of School Business Services, School Finance and District Support
Date:June 26, 2020

It's that time of year again and the Fiscal Year 2021 Private School Calendar needs to be completed for each approved private special education program that you operate, including programs open for 365 days and summer programs. The form, an Excel spreadsheet titled Fiscal Year 2021 Private School Calendar, should be downloaded from our website at School Finance: Circuit Breaker page. Please complete the file and return it via email to Aquarius Wise no later than July 30, 2020. Instructions for the completion of the form are within the calendar file. If you use Excel 2010 or later and have trouble completing the form, please contact Aquarius Wise for guidance.

For those Fiscal Year 2021 summer programs that have operating dates in June 2020, please note there are separate instructions on the file. Please be advised that approved Fiscal Year 2021 tuitions are for services delivered in Fiscal Year 2021 (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021) only. If you are operating a Fiscal Year 2021 summer program that includes dates in June 2020, you can only charge school districts the Fiscal Year 2020 approved daily rate.

Questions concerning the above can be directed to Aquarius Wise or (781) 338-6526.

Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

Last Updated: June 26, 2020

Contact Us

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
135 Santilli Highway, Everett, MA 02149

Voice: (781) 338-3000
TTY: (800) 439-2370


Disclaimer: A reference in this website to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm, or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public and does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.