8 CRR-NY 125.7NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 8. EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER II. REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER
SUBCHAPTER F. PRIVATE SCHOOLS
PART 125. VOLUNTARY REGISTRATION OF NONPUBLIC NURSERY SCHOOLS AND KINDERGARTENS
8 CRR-NY 125.7
8 CRR-NY 125.7
125.7 Teacher-pupil ratio.
(a) Supervision.
In a school there shall be more than one adult available to any group at all times.
(b) Class size.
There shall be an enrollment of not less than six pupils in a group in any one session of either nursery school or kindergarten.
(c) Staffing.
(1) Nursery school.
(i) There shall be no more than 20 children in one group in one room.
(ii) For three-year-olds, the ratio of children to adults shall not be greater than 8:1, with a qualified teacher in attendance at all times.
(iii) For four-year-olds, the ratio of children to adults shall not be greater than 10:1, with a qualified teacher in attendance at all times.
(2) Kindergarten.
(i) There shall be no more than 22 children in one group in one room.
(ii) For five-year-olds, the ratio of children to teachers shall not be more than 15:1, with a qualified teacher in attendance at all times.
(3) Day care center. If a school is in session more than six hours a day, the rules and regulations of the Department of Social Services regarding ratio of children to child care staff shall be followed (18 NYCRR 451.8).
8 CRR-NY 125.7
Current through August 31, 2020
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