Gone are the days when summer vacation would stretch close to Labor Day. The time kids have to indulge in camps, TV, video games and water-balloon battles is nearing an end, with class starting in early August at most schools.

Here's a rundown of northwest-side school opening dates, winter break schedules and registration info.

PUBLIC NONCHARTER SCHOOLS

Amphitheater Unified School District (K-12)

School starts Aug. 8. Fall break is Oct. 14-18. The last day of the semester is Dec. 19.

Flowing Wells Unified School District (K-12)

School starts Aug. 8. Fall break is Oct. 17-18. The last day of the semester for elementary-school students is Dec. 20, while junior-high and high-school students finish Dec. 19.

Marana Unified School District (K-12)

School starts Aug. 5. Fall break is Oct. 7-11. The semester ends Dec. 19.

CHARTER SCHOOLS

Air and Space Academy (K-8)

3295 W. Orange Grove Road

School starts Aug. 5. Fall break is Oct. 7-11. The semester ends Dec. 20.

Basis Oro Valley (5-12)

11155 N. Oracle Road

School starts Aug. 5. Fall break is Oct. 14-18. The last day of classes before winter break is Dec. 20.

Legacy Traditional School (K-8)

3500 W. Cortaro Farms Road

School starts Aug. 1. Fall break is Oct. 7-11. The last day of the semester is Dec. 19.

Mountain Rose Academy (9-12)

3686 W. Orange Grove Road

School starts Aug. 5. Fall break is Oct. 7-11. The semester ends Dec. 19.

Open Doors Community School (K-4)

13644 N. Sandario Road

School starts Aug. 5. Fall break is Oct. 7-11. The semester ends Dec. 19.

Sonoran Science Academy (6-12)

2325 W. Sunset Road

School starts Aug. 1. Fall break is Oct. 14-18. The semester ends Dec. 18.

PRIVATE SCHOOLS

Green Fields Country Day School (K-12)

6000 N. Camino de la Tierra

School starts Aug. 21. Grading days with no school are Oct. 17-18, and the semester ends Dec. 20.

Pusch Ridge Christian Academy/Cornerstone Christian Academy (K-12)

School starts Aug. 8. Fall break is Oct. 10-14. The last day of classes for the semester is Dec. 18.

Contact reporter Phil Villarreal at 573-4130 or pvillarreal@azstarnet.com