COMBINATION CLASSES. Lodi Unified School District Board of Education Meeting July 22, 2014. CURRENT STATUS – All Schools as of JULY 18, 2014. 31 * elementary schools/586 elementary classes: 58 combination classes/ (10.1 %) 19 Title I Schools/330 classes: 35 combination classes/ (9.4%)
Lodi Unified School District
Board of Education Meeting
July 22, 2014
58 combination classes/(10.1 %)
35 combination classes/(9.4%)
23 combination classes/(11.1%)
*excluding Serna Charter
K/1- 14 classes*1/2- 7 classes2/3- 8 classes
3/4- 9 classes4/5- 12 classes5/6- 8 classes
Please note: These classes will shift and likely decrease in number between now and the beginning of the school year.
* The number of K/1 classes in particular should decrease as more kindergarteners are registered right before school begins.
HOW DOES A SOLUTION
BENEFIT THE STUDENT?
Example: This solution would require 29 FTE
at a cost of $2,500,000 this year .
2. Exceed 24 to 1 (K-3) and 30 to 1 (4-6) in
order to reduce or eliminate combination
New Grade Span Adjustment parameters
require the district to monitor class sizes
on an individual school basis to avoid
a fiscal penalty.
This plan will cause larger numbers of students to be overflowed to schools located a significant distance from their neighborhood. A number of 4th grade students will be overflowed due to the difference in class size from primary to intermediate.