troubleshooting Question

Expanding IP range on DHCP server for 800+ devices

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We are expanding the internet access to the entire school body and we will need 800+ ip addresses to accommodate them all. the existing DHCP range is with a Mask of the default Gateway is at if i open the mask to it moves it to a class B network, so does that mean i have to change my existing ip address range from 192.168.x.x to a class B range? If i set the range from to using subnet mask of I will have to move the Default Gateway from to something outside the range. i tried to start the rang at to keep the DFGW at but i get an error saying the gateway is not on the correct subnet? Is there a better way to do this?

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