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606.1 Class Size - Class Grouping

Code No. 606.1


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 shall 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.

Kindergarten through Grade 3:  Ranging from 18-23

Grade4: Ranging from 21-26

Grade 5: Ranging from 22-27

Grades 6,7,8: Ranging from 24-28

Grades 9-12: Ranging from 24-30

Legal Reference:     
Iowa Code §§ 279.8; 280.3 (2013).

Cross Reference:     
606.6 Insufficient Classroom Space

Approved: 2/8/17, Reviewed: 6/14/23, Revised: 
Grinnell-Newburg School District, Grinnell, IA