Presentation on theme: "Class Size Waiver Exception September 22, 2014. Strategic Goal 5: Northwest ISD will invest resources to ensure that students, parents, and the community."— Presentation transcript:
Class Size Waiver Exception September 22, 2014
Strategic Goal 5: Northwest ISD will invest resources to ensure that students, parents, and the community receive optimal educational services.
Texas Education Code Allowable class size limit 22:1 in K-4 (TEC) Waivers requested from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for any classes that exceed the limit Approval of the DEIC and Board of Trustees prior to submission to TEA
NISD Elementary Staffing Formula Grade(s)Staffing RatioMaximum Pre-K20:140 (AM/PM) Kindergarten22:122 1 st - 4 th 24:125 5 th 25:128
District Class Size Average Enrollment data as of 9/10/14
District Cost Savings Number of Classrooms Exceeding Limit: 20 Average Teacher Salary/Benefits: $65,000 Cost Savings of 22:1 Waiver: $1.3 million