Please Note that changes might apply to the calendar throughout the school year. Please check the calendar more frequent. 



 2017-18 School Year Calendar ​​​​

​​Updated May 4th 2017

May 13 Graduation Party **
May 24 Last Day of School
May 25 Summer Break starts
May 27 Ramadan starts*
May 29 Memorial Day —. NHA Closed
Jun. 21 Lailatul-Qadr *
Jun. 25 Eid-al-Fitr --------- NHA Closed *
Jul. 4 National Holiday __NHA Closed

Aug. 18-22 Teacher In-service
Aug. 23 1st day of Dhul Hijjah *
Aug. 23 School begins
Aug. 31-Sept.4 Eid Holiday ___NHA Closed *
Aug. 31 The day of Arafah
Sept. 1 Eid Al- Adha
Sept. 4 Labor Day— NHA Closed
Sept. 5 Classes Resume
Oct. 9 Professional Development- No School
Oct. 26 End of First Quarter
Nov. 16 End of First Trimester
Nov. 22–24 Thanksgiving Holiday—No School
Nov. 23 Thanksgiving Day __ NHA Closed
Dec. 21–Jan.1 Winter Break
Dec. 25 NHA Closed
Jan. 1 NHA Closed

Jan. 2 Classes Resume
Jan. 12 End of First Semester and Second Quarter
Jan. 15 Professional Development Day—No School
Feb. 19 Professional Development Day—No School
Feb. 27 End of Second Trimester
March 9 No School
March 12–16 Spring Break
March 19 Classes Resume
March 28 End of Third Quarter
April 21 Iowa Annual Quran Competition**
April 27 Professional Development Day—No School
May 16 Expected first day of Ramadan*
May 19 End of the school Year Party**
May 24 Last Day for School
May 28 Memorial Day — NHA Closed
June 14-15 Eid-al-Fitr --------- NHA Closed*


*Student days missed during the 2016-17 school year might be made up only if needed. Parents will be notified in advance.
Collaboration and Friday Prayer Schedule: NHA School dismisses at 12:45 pm every Friday beginning August 26. The end of first semester will be Jan. 12 as scheduled, regardless of snow days.

* Islamic Holidays Dates are Tentative based on the lunar cycle. These dates are from the calendar adopted by Fiqh Council of North America (FCNA) http://www.moonsighting.com/important-dates.html

Expected first day of Ramadan 1439 is on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, insha'Allah. Parents will be notified of any schedule change during school days in the month Ramadan. First day of Shawwal 1439 is expected on Friday, June 15, 2018. August 23, 2017 is expected to be the 1st day of Dhul Hijjah 1438. The day of Arafah is expected to be on Thursday, August 31, 2017 and so the Eidul Adha 1438 is expected on Friday, September 1, 2017

** School events dates are tentative and might be changed, location, date and time will be announced prior the event.

Please note that Changes to the NHA calendar, dismissal and closings might apply and parents will be notified if there is any change –InshAllah-.