"One of my main concerns are the students. They are going to be over packed in one classroom, they aren't going to have a lot of opportunities in the education system," said elementary school teacher Janet Alonzo.
Governor Schwarzenegger has proposed the cuts to deal with a $16 billion state deficit.
School districts have until Mar. 15 to notify employees their jobs may be eliminated next school year. The notices do not necessarily guarantee that jobs will be cut.