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. Back to School Ready in 3…2…1…


Resource guide for 2022-2023 school year 

Click here to see the 2022-2023 JCPS School Calendar 

2022-2023 School Calendars

Jefferson County
First day – August 10

Fall Break – September 29-September 30

Thanksgiving Break November 23–November 25

Winter Break December 19 – January 2

Spring Break – April 3– April 7

Parent-Teacher Conferences (No school for students) October 10, February 20

Election Day (No School) – November 8, 2022, and May 16, 2023

Oaks Day (No School) – May 5

Last Day (subject to change) – May 26

No school days for kids: October 3, November 7, February 21, January 3, March 31

Oldham County
First day – August 10

Fall Break – October 24 – 28

Thanksgiving Break – November 23-25

Winter Break – December 19 – January 2, 2023

Spring Break – April 3 – April 7

Last Day (subject to change) – May 24

Catholic Schools
First day – August 16

Fall Break – October 14-17

Thanksgiving Break – November 23 – 25

Christmas Break – December 19 – January 2

MLK Day (No School) – January 16

Winter Break – February 17 – 20 

Spring Break – April 3 – 7

Oaks Day (No School) – May 5

Last Day (subject to change) – May 26

Free School Supplies

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

The events below are organized by Neighborhood Place. Please visit their website for more details and requirements. 

Tuesday, Aug. 2, Back to School Event at Charmoli Center Neighborhood Place, 10-11:30 a.m.

Thursday, Aug. 4, Back to School Fest at First Gethsemane Center for Family Development, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 5, Back to School Festival at Northwest Neighborhood Place at The Academy at Shawnee, 9 a.m.-noon.

Saturday, Aug 6, 2022, Back to School Festival at Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.


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 information (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 preschools here.

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