Administrative Procedure 200

Organization For Instruction


The Principal is held accountable for the organization of the plan for instruction in his/her school.


  1. 1. The Principal, in consultation with staff, shall develop a school plan which shall clearly outline the:
    1. Organization of classes;
    2. Organization of teacher assignments;
    3. Course offerings of the school; and
    4. Co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
  2. The function of assigning students to classes is the responsibility of the Principal, in consultation with all staff members affected at that instructional level. As much as possible, schools are to utilize heterogeneous groupings of students.
  3. It is further recognized that there may be a desire to group students in different grades or different courses in the same class.


September 21, 2016


December 30, 2021


Section 11, 52, 53, 196, 197, 222, Education Act

Cross References:

Policy 18 Alternative Programs

AP 200 Appendix Class Size Monitoring

AP 203 Multiculturalism

AP 205 Controversial Issues and Resources 

AP 206 Human Sexuality Program

AP 207 Patriotic Exercises

AP 209 First Nation, Metis, Inuit Education Programs

AP 210 Early Childhood Services 

AP 211 English as a Second Language 

AP 212 Programs in Languages other than English

AP 213 Inclusive Education 

AP 216 Off-Campus Education Programs 

AP 221 Outreach Program

AP 235 Adult Education 

AP 280 Evaluation of Instructional Programs 

AP 430 Role of the Principal