It is within the sole discretion of the board to determine the size of classes and to determine whether class grouping will take place. The board may review the class sizes annually.
It is the responsibility of the superintendent to make a recommendation to the board on class size based upon the financial condition of the school district, the qualifications of and number of licensed employees, and other factors deemed relevant to the board.
Legal Reference: Iowa Code §§ 279.8; 280.3 (2013).
Cross Reference: 606.6 Insufficient Classroom Space
Reviewed: 8-9-93, 7-21-03, 10-8-07, 1-14-13, 4-9-18