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606.10 Class Size

The Board shall have sole discretion in determining the class size.. The Board shall review the class size guidelines annually.

It shall be the responsibility of the superintendent to make a recommendation to the Board on class size based upon the budget of the District, the qualifications and number of personnel, and other factors deemed relevant by the Board.

Without limiting the Board’s determination of available space under policy 606.06 Insufficient Classroom Space, a maximum class size of 25 students in kindergarten and 27 students for grades one through five will be considered. Class size will be determined by counting students in the general education program and integrated special needs students. When calculating class size and overcrowding, the administration may reserve places for growth in the class as a result of anticipated new resident students.

For special education students, the District will use the formula for caseload determination specified in the District Developed Special Education Service Delivery Plan.

Legal Reference:
Iowa Code §§279.8, 280.3

Cross Reference:
602.01 Curriculum Development, Implementation and Evaluation
501.15 Enrollment Eligibility and Attendance Center Assignment: Resident and Non-Resident Students

Adopted:
August 7, 1989

Reviewed:
January 14, 2009
July 21, 2014
October 3, 2016
June 18, 2017
July 16, 2018
July 20, 2020
November 16, 2020
June 20, 2021

Revised:
February 2, 2009
October 3, 2016
July 20, 2020
November 16, 2020
July 6, 2021