Administrative Procedure 200



The basic structure of the District for instruction consists of three main divisions: elementary, middle and secondary schools.

The elementary schools include schools with Kindergarten through Grade 5. The middle schools are designed for Grade 6 to 8 students. The secondary schools include schools with Grades 9 through 12.

The Principal is responsible for the organization of the plan for instruction at their school.


  1. The instructional program is arranged in units commonly designated as grades, each grade approximating a year's work.
  2. The Principal, in consultation with staff, shall develop a school organization which shall clearly outline the:
    1. Organization of classes;
    2. Organization of teacher assignments; and
    3. Course offerings of the school.
  3. The function of assigning students to classes is the responsibility of the Principal, pursuant to the School Act and relevant legislation, in consultation with all staff members affected at that instructional level.
  4. It is recognized that there may be a need to group students in multi-age courses or a variety of offerings within a classroom.



  • Sections 17, 20, 22, 65, 76.1, 85 School Act
  • School Regulation 268/89
  • Collective Agreement


  • November 2020