Administrative Procedure 200 - Appendix A

Class Size Monitoring

Background

The composition of the class, the subject area, and the class size are factors that affect the educational process.

The Superintendent or designate will monitor and report class information to the Board twice annually.

Procedures

  1. The Assistant Superintendent, Education is to establish a monitoring process, and report results with recommendations including implications to the Division budget to the Superintendent each October and February as a minimum. The Superintendent will report to the Board each November and March.
  2. Classroom teachers are to address concerns to their Principal about class size and composition when conditions warrant. Principals shall review and may discuss the teachers' concerns with the Assistant Superintendent, Education.
  3. Division principals shall report to the Assistant Superintendent, Education when divisional class sizes exceed the Annual Budget
    Fiscal Year 2021-22
    Kindergarten - 3 22
    Grades 4 - 6 27
    Grades 7 - 9 29
    Grades 10 - 12 30
  4. The Assistant Superintendent, Education, upon notice by a Division Principal that class size(s) exceeds the guidelines, and/or when conditions warrant, as per section 3, will review the circumstances with the Principal and teacher. The Assistant Superintendent, Education will report to the Superintendent any recommendations as a consequence of the review.

Adopted:

December 4, 2001

Amended:

October 24, 2011, September 21, 2016, August 23, 2021

Reference:

Section 18, 19, 21, 33, 52, 53, 196, 197, 222 Education Act

Cross References:

AP 430 Role of the Principal