School holidays in Estonia 2024-2025 (official dates)

In this article, All-Holidays.Info will consider the topic: school holidays in Estonia 2024-2025. We will provide the exact, officially approved dates of school holidays in Estonia in the 2024/25 academic year. We will also tell you on which public holidays schools will be closed.

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How the school year is structured in Estonia

During the school year, children in Estonia have five rest periods. Officially, they are numbered with Roman numerals from one to five. Their dates are determined by the Ministry of Education and Research three years in advance. In practice, the following names are used:

  1. Autumn vacation.
  2. Christmas Holidays.
  3. The winter vacation.
  4. Spring break.
  5. Summer holidays.

In addition to school holidays, children in Estonia have a break from classes on national holidays and holidays. There are 12 such days throughout the year, but some of them a priori fall on school holidays. You will find a full list of them further in the article.

School holidays in Estonia 2024-2025

Below are the school holidays in Estonia for the 2024-2025 academic year. As a reminder, with the exception of the fifth school holiday, two additional days of rest must be added to all other holidays. These are the Saturday and Sunday preceding the holiday period.

  • Summer holidays 2024 (school holidays V) – from June 13 (Thursday) to August 31 (Saturday) 2024.
  • Autumn holidays 2024 (school holidays I) – from October 21 (Monday) to October 27 (Sunday) 2024.
  • Christmas holidays 2024-2025 (school holidays II) – from December 23 (Monday) 2024 to January 5 (Sunday) 2025.
  • Winter holidays 2025 (school holidays III) – from February 24 (Monday) to March 2 (Sunday) 2025.
  • Spring break 2025 (school break IV), except for grade 12 – from April 14 (Monday) to April 20 (Sunday), 2025.
  • Summer holidays 2025 (school holidays V), except for graduating classes – from June 10 (Tuesday) to August 31 (Sunday) 2025.

Public holidays in Estonia in the 2024-2025 academic year

Below are the public holidays in Estonia that fall in the 2024-2025 school year. There are no classes on this date. Schools are closed for teachers and students.

  • December 24 (Tuesday) 2024 – Christmas Eve.
  • December 25 (Wednesday) 2024 – First Day of Christmas.
  • December 26 (Thursday) 2024 – Second Day of Christmas.
  • January 1 (Wednesday) 2025 – New Year.
  • February 24 (Monday) 2025 – Estonian Independence Day, Anniversary of the Republic of Estonia.
  • April 18 (Friday) 2025 – Good Friday.
  • April 20 (Sunday) 2025 – Easter.
  • May 1 (Thursday) 2025 – Spring Festival.
  • June 8 (Sunday) 2025 – Pentecost.
  • June 23 (Monday) 2025 – Victory Day, anniversary of the Battle of Võnnu in the Estonian War of Independence.
  • June 24 (Tuesday) 2025 – John’s Day.
  • August 20 (Wednesday) 2025 – Independence Day, the anniversary of the restoration of the Republic of Estonia.

In this publication, All-Holidays.Info covered the following topic: school holidays in Estonia 2024-2025. We provided the exact dates of autumn, Christmas, winter, spring and summer holidays. We also listed public holidays when schools are closed. We hope you found information about Estonian school holidays in the 2024/25 academic year. Don’t forget to share this publication with your friends!