Document Type

Thesis

Date of Degree Completion

1966

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)

Department

Education

Committee Chair

Gerald L. Moulton

Second Committee Member

Edward K. Erickson

Third Committee Member

Dean Stinson

Abstract

Specifically, the purposes of this study are to: l. Identify the legal responsibilities of the junior high school principal. 2. Establish criteria for justifying the release of a principal from classroom teaching and the employment of administrative and clerical assistance. 3. Determine the ratio of administrators to the number of pupils enrolled in the three year junior high schools of the State of Washington with enrollments between 500 and 1,000. 4. Make necessary recommendations regarding the administrative staffing of Washington's junior high schools.