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Option A - Make reductions to existing programs

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WITHOUT ADDITIONAL STATE AID, THE FOLLOWING AREAS COULD BE CONSIDERED FOR SAVINGS IN 2016-2017
Many of these areas have been reviewed in recent years in an effort to close previous revenue gaps. Because the district was forced to make many reductions during the recent financial crisis, additional reductions in these areas will have a significant impact on our ability to provide the high quality education that our students and community have come to expect.

Program/Service

Description

Increase Class Sizes Across all Schools and Grade Levels

 

Class size guidelines at the elementary level are currently 18-23 at K-2 and 21-25 in grades 3-5, 25-28 in grades 6-8 and 15-30 at the high school.

Support Services for Students

This category could include any non-mandated support that we provide to students, including teaching assistant support at the primary level, reading and math support, etc.

Electives and Advance Programming  for Students

Areas that would be examined include electives and advanced courses at the high school and enrichment opportunities at the elementary and middle level.

Extra-curricular Activities and Athletics

Areas that could be reviewed include assistant coaching positions and support for student clubs.

Non-Instructional Supports and Services

This area would include clerical support, administrative support, and technology acquisition and support.

Note: In addition to what is listed above, administrators and program leaders have identified $684,500 in savings for the upcoming year based on changes in enrollment and/or other factors. Those savings will not have an impact on student programming.