Policy 1312 - Class Size

The Board of Education directs that the number of students assigned to any one class shall be governed by considerations of instructional quality and economy of operation.

The class size goals of the Board of Education are as follows:

Primary (Grade K-2) -- Below 20 students per teacher.

Intermediate (Grades 3-5) -- Below 25 students per  teacher.

Middle School (Grades 6-8) -- Below 30 students per teacher.

High School (Grades 9-12) -- Below 30 students per  teacher.

It is recognized that this class size policy is contingent upon available resources.  Further, certain classes held in larger class spaces or communal areas and gymnasia may accommodate additional students.

Adopted: 10/23/84 (All day)
Revised:
07/22/86 (All day)
11/05/96 (All day)

Regulation

There is no regulation for this policy.