126.  CLASS SIZE

1.        Purpose

Class size shall be determined by the Board after consultation with the Superintendent, principals, and teaching staff.

2.        Delegation of         Responsibility

The minimum enrollment necessary for a secondary regular education course is fifteen (15) students. The Superintendent is authorized to approve exceptions to this guideline on a case-by-case basis, with Board approval.

3.        Guidelines

Fifteen (15) students must be enrolled by August 1st in order for a course to be offered.

Courses that do not meet minimum class size will be offered in alternate years.

References:

School Code – 24 P.S. Sec. 510

Board Policy – 000