Chapter 1: Authorized Services

Section 1.1 ‑ Class Size ‑ Elementary School

It shall be the policy of the Board insofar as possible to maintain class size in the elementary schools approximately as follows:

a. Kindergarten ‑ up to twenty‑five (25) pupils.
b. Regular classes above kindergarten ‑ a maximum of thirty‑three (33) pupils.
c. Special classes ‑ such numbers as are determined from time to time.

Section 1.2 ‑ Secondary School Pupil‑Teacher Ratio

It shall be the policy of the Board to maintain a ratio of thirty (30) pupils to one (1) teacher in the junior high schools and twenty‑five (25) pupils to one (1) teacher in the senior high schools.  In computing pupil‑teacher ratio, all professional employees shall be counted as teachers.  Insofar as possible the maximum class size in the secondary schools shall be thirty‑five (35).