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).