How Many Days Are In a School Year?
While the number varies between states and school districts, the average number of school days in a year in the US is 180 days. At 6 hours per school day, this translates to an average of 1,080 instructional hours per school year.
If would like a more accurate measure of the number of school days in a year, you can look up your state on National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) table, entitled Number of instructional days and hours in the school year, by state.
How Many Weeks Are In a School Year?
Based on the 180 average number of school days per school year, and roughly 20 no-school days (200 total weekdays), there are roughly 40 weeks per school year (200 weekdays ÷ 5 days per week = 40 weeks).
How Many Months Are In a School Year?
Based on 40-weeks per school year in the US, and each month containing an average of 4.35 weeks, the average number of months in a school year would be 9.2 (40 weeks ÷ 4.35 weeks per month = 9.2 months).