IKB: Homework

I: Instructional

Homework assignments shall contribute to the educational growth of the student, shall not require the use of resources not readily available to the student, and shall be designed so that there is no formal homework in the primary grades.

At other instructional levels, the following guidelines have been established for maximum times that students must devote daily to homework:

  • intermediate grades:  no more than 30 minutes,
  • junior secondary grades: no more than one hour,
  • senior secondary grades:  no more than two hours.

DMT Responsibility: AS-LS

Adopted Date: 
Wednesday August 01, 1990
Revision Date: 
Sep 1994