Class Size

2017-2018 STANDARDS

This is the class size intake form you must submit to your chapter chair if you feel you have exceeded the contractual student ratio standards (below) in your class.

 

Elementary School
Average
Max Size

K-3 (all CSR, except TIIG grant sites)                                          

24 24

4-6 (PHBAO & Magnet)                                                                                        

30.5               34

4-6 (Deseg/Receiver)                                                            

36                            39
Middle School
Average
Max Size

6-8 (PHBAO Academic)

34 37
6-8 (PHBAO Non-academic)                                                                                 42.5           46
6-8 (Deseg/Receiver Academic)                                                         39.5 43
6-8 (Deseg/Receiver Non-academic)                                                 42.5 46
Senior High School
Average
Max Size
9-10 (PHBAO Academic & Magnet)                                                                      34 37
11-12 (PHBAO Academic/Non-Academic)                                         42.5 46
9-10 (Deseg/Receiver Academic)                                                        39.5       43
11-12 (D/R Academic/Non-Academic)                                                42.5 46
MAGNETS
n/a
Max Size
TK-3 PHBAO   24
4-6 PHABAO   31
6-8 PHBAO Academic/Non-Academic   34
9-12 PHBAO Academic/Non-Academic   34
DESEGREGATED RECEIVER MAGNETS
N/A
MAX SIZE
TK-3   27
4-6   34
6-8   37
9-12   37
early education centers
  • The maximum ratio of students per teacher is 1:24
  • Ratio for toddlers (2 years) is 1:6
  • Ratio for 3, 4 & 5 years old is 1:8
  • Mixture of ages per class based on 24 student class size (sample scenario below)
    • 10 are 2 years old
    • 14 are mix of 3, 4 & 5 years old, then ratio is 1:8
  • NOTE: If the ratio of the 2-year-olds equal to 13 or more per class, then the ratio is reduced to 1:6

Referenced by Early Education Division, federal Title XXII regulations.

Special Education

Refer to all SDC Norms in Appendix A of contract, except Noncategorical, RSP, DIS. *NOTE: Appendix A is in the 2008-11 contract page 298. 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Refer to Article XVIII - Class Size, Section 2.4 of the 2014-17 Bargaining Agreement for Physical Education.

Section 2.4 Summary
Non-elective Secondary Physical Education classes provided by the Physical Education Department (excluding elective PE classes, team sports, and activity classes such as Band, Pep Squad and Drill Team) are to have a maximum class size of 55.

Bruce Williams, Staff Liaison, UTLA-LAUSD Class Size Task Force
07.10.17