BREVARD COUNTY, Florida -- If you are asking, "Are schools open on Columbus Day?" The answer is that Brevard County Public Schools will be open on Columbus Day during the 2011-2012 school calendar on October 8, 2012.
However, Brevard County Public Schools will have a student holiday the Friday after on October 12, 2012.
Additionally, Brevard County School students will have have an early release day on Halloween, October 31, 2012.
For the college student holiday schedule in 2012:
Brevard Community College, University of Florida, Florida State University, and University of Central Florida students all have classes on Columbus Day 2012, October 8, 2012.
Florida Institute of Technology students do not have classes on Columbus Day 2012, October 8, 2012, as part of their Fall Break.