Calendar

The programs housed at Jefferson Elementary Schools, Ionia Middle School and Ionia High School will follow the Ionia Public Schools Calendar. The Independent Living Center (House), Stepping Forward, and Transition Central have their own calendars.

On half-day of classes, students will be dismissed at approximately 11:00 a.m. and lunch will NOT be served at school.

Additional in-service time may be scheduled for each classroom. Parents and transportation departments will be notified of class cancellations.

Freedom Acres Calendars

State Testing Dates

MI-ACCESS, M-STEP and MME Dates

Alternative Assessment Window – MI-ACCESS: 

April 11 - May 27

Grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 11  

 

State Summative Assessment - M-STEP Dates:

April 11, 2022 - May 6, 2022

Grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 11 

 

PSAT 8/9 (Grade 8):

April 13, 2022 

Make-up Dates: April 13-19 and April 26-27, 2022

 

MICHIGAN MERIT EXAM: (MME)  

Grade 11 plus eligible Grade 12  

(SAT)  April 13                         Make-up Date April 26, 2022

(ACT WorkKeys)  April 14        Make-up Date April 28, 2022

Upcoming Events

  • 25 May
    • Freedom Acres 5K 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
      Freedom Acres 5K
      Date: May 25
      Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
      Calendar: Freedom Acres 2021-2022
  • 30 May
  • 3 Jun
    • Last Day for SEI Learners
      Date: Jun 3
      Calendar: Freedom Acres 2021-2022

      End of fourth marking period and second semester for SEI. Final Report Cards.

  • 6 Jun
    thru Jun 10
  • 13 Jun
    thru Jun 16
    • Summer Programming for SCI and ASD Programs
      Date: Jun 13 - Jun 16
      Time: 8:00 AM to 2:05 PM
      Calendar: Freedom Acres 2021-2022

      End of fourth marking period and end of second semester for SCI and ASD. Final Report Cards. 

  • 21 Jun
    thru Jun 23
    • Summer Programming for SCI and ASD Programs
      Date: Jun 21 - Jun 23
      Time: 8:00 AM to 2:05 PM
      Calendar: Freedom Acres 2021-2022

      End of fourth marking period and end of second semester for SCI and ASD. Final Report Cards.