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familyuv5 - 8/26/2014 4:03:12 PM
class size
I have been overwhelmed with the number of students in the primary grades at the elementary schools. My child's class has 22 students. Why are they allowing the classes to get so full. It seems to me it would greatly affect the students' learning with so many to manage. What are the plans for the large classes?

HCPS - 8/27/2014 7:42:30 AM
RE:class size
Thanks for your question. All of our class sizes are at or below the state requirements. We monitor this daily and adjust if required.