JQB School Fee Schedules


Emery County School District
Policy:  JQB—School Fee Schedules
Date Adopted:                                         16 November 2008                
Current Review / Revision:                     6 May 2020


Fee Setting Process & Board Approval of Annual Fee Schedule
  • Fee schedules for the District shall be adopted by the Board on or before April 1st of each year in a regularly scheduled public meeting of the Board.  Fee schedules may not be adopted by any other group. 
  • Prior to adopting the annual fee schedule, the Board shall encourage public participation and provide an opportunity for public comment on the proposed fee schedule during two public meetings of the Board.
  • The Board shall provide notice of the meetings to the public in accordance with the Utah Open and Public Meetings Act and to parents and students using the same form of communication regularly used by the District to communicate with parents.
  • Minutes of the Board meeting during which the fee and fee policies are adopted, together with copies of the approved policy and fee schedule, shall be kept on file and made available upon request.
  • The Board may adopt amended fee schedules after the April 1st date following the same approval process.
Fee Schedule Requirements
  • The Board’s adopted fee schedule (including spend plans) shall include:
    • A specific amount for each fee;
    • A clear delineation of each fee and the fee total for each activity, class, or program;
    • A per student annual maximum aggregate fee amount that schools may charge a student for participation in all school sponsored courses, programs, and activities for the year;
    • A maximum fee amount per student for each activity;
    • A spend plan for each fee charged that provides transparency by identifying the fee’s funding uses.  Each spend plan shall include a list of expected types of expenditures funded by the fee charged.
  • The amount of revenue raised by a student through approved fundraising shall be included as part of the maximum fee amounts (per activity and aggregate) per student.
  • Students and parents who do not qualify for fee waivers may not be required to pay an increased fee amount to make-up for or cover the costs of students and families who qualify for fee waivers.
  • Schools may notify students and families that they may voluntarily pay an increased fee amount or provide a donation to assist in covering the costs of other students and families.
  • Each fee shall be equal to or less than the expense incurred by the school to provide the activity or course.
  • Additional fees may not be charged, or a particular fee increased, to supplant or subsidize another fee. 

Elementary Schools

Fees are not charged to elementary school students except for programs held outside of regular school hours.  All essential curricular items and school supplies will be provided for elementary school students. 


Students may choose to purchase items such as school breakfast or lunch, student accident insurance, etc. as a convenience.  Students may also choose to pay the current charge for discretionary items offered at elementary schools such as pencils, erasers, school apparel, school pictures, yearbooks, etc.


Middle Schools (Grades 7-8 at Green River High, 6-8 at Canyon View Middle, & San Rafael Middle)

Fees
Fees are not charged to middle school students for curricular subjects and participation.  All curricular textbooks, supplies, or materials required to earn the highest grade in each class will be provided for middle school students. 


Students may choose to purchase items such as school breakfast or lunch, student accident insurance, etc. as a convenience.  Students may also choose to pay the current charge for discretionary items offered at middle schools such as pencils, erasers, school apparel, school pictures, yearbooks, etc.


Middle school students are required to pay fees for participation in co-curricular and extracurricular activities, unless the student qualifies for a fee waiver.  The maximum aggregate fees per school year for a student will not exceed $5,000, including fundraised money.  All amounts listed in this fees section are the maximum allowable and are subject to fee waivers.  Actual fees assessed may be less than the amounts shown on this fee schedule and corresponding spend plans.  A spend plan for each program & fee, outlining what the fee is used for, and the maximum fee amount per program, is attached to this schedule.   Refer to spend plans for specific fee information for a program.   


Tier A Programs

Participation Fee:        $25
Spirit Pack Fee:            $25

  • Cross Country
  • Curricular School Club
  • Honor Society
  • Drama
  • Quiz Bowl
  • Student Council
  • Track & Field
Tier B Programs
Participation Fee:        $25
Spirit Pack Fee:            $25
Cheer Uniform Fee:    $350
  • Basketball
  • Cheer
  • Field Trips
  • Football
  • Honor Band
  • Honor Choir
  • Robotics
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
For all programs, the following maximum fees apply:
  • Hotel Fee:                     $30 per night
  • Local Camp Fee:           $25 total
  • Meal Fee:                      $10 per meal
Charges & Fines
Charges and fines are not waivable and may be assessed by the school administrator for the following purposes:
  • Discretionary School Projects   At-Cost
  • Lost or Damaged Property        At-Cost
  • Returned Check                           $20
  • Schedule Change                         $10
Related Information
Non-curricular school clubs may choose to charge participants; however these charges are not considered school fees and are not waivable. 

High Schools (Emery High & Grades 9-12 at Green River High)


Fees

Fees are not charged to high school students for curricular subjects and participation.  All curricular textbooks, supplies, or materials required to earn the highest grade in each class will be provided for high school students. 

Students may choose to purchase items such as school breakfast or lunch, student accident insurance, etc. as a convenience.  Students may also choose to pay the current charge for discretionary items offered at high schools such as class rings, school apparel, letter jackets, school pictures, yearbooks, etc.


High school students are required to pay fees for participation in co-curricular and extracurricular activities, unless the student qualifies for a fee waiver.  The maximum aggregate fees per school year for a student will not exceed $5,000, including fundraised money.  All amounts listed in this fees section are the maximum allowable and are subject to fee waivers.  Actual fees assessed may be less than the amounts shown on this fee schedule and corresponding spend plans.  A spend plan for each program & fee, outlining what the fee is used for, and the maximum fee amount per program, is attached to this schedule.   Refer to spend plans for specific fee information for a program.   


Tier A Programs

Participation Fee (All):               $25
Spirit Pack Fee (All):                   $25
Uniform A Fee (Clubs):              $100
National / State Dues (Clubs):  $100
  • Curricular School Clubs        Uniform A & Dues
  • Drama                                            -
  • Honor Society                               -
  • Quiz Bowl                                      -
  • Pep Band                                       -
  • Speech & Debate                         -
  • Student Council                           -
Tier B Programs
Participation Fee (General):             $100
Spirit Pack Fee (General):                 $100
Uniform A Fee (Select):                     $100
Participation Fee (Cheer & Drill):    $100

Spirit Pack Fee (Cheer & Drill):         $500
Uniform B Fee (Cheer & Drill):         $500
Season Green Fee (Golf):                  $125
  • Baseball                    Uniform A
  • Basketball                          -
  • Cheer                        Uniform B
  • Choir                                   -
  • Cross Country          Uniform A
  • Drill                            Uniform B
  • Field Trips                            -
  • Football                    Uniform A
  • Golf                            Uniform A, Season Green Fee
  • Marching Band        Uniform A
  • Robotics                               -
  • Soccer                       Uniform A
  • Softball                     Uniform A
  • Swimming                Uniform A
  • Tennis                       Uniform A
  • Track & Field                        -
  • Volleyball                  Uniform A
  • Wrestling                              -                                                           
For all programs, the following maximum fees apply:
  • Hotel Fee:                   $30 per night
  • Team Camp Fee:       $300
  • Meal Fee:                   $10 per meal                                                                                                          
Other Fees
  • Cap & Gown                                        $100
  • Credit Recovery                                  $50 per ¼ credit
  • Driver Education                                 $150 ($50 for classroom, $100 for behind-the-wheel)
  • Approved Out-of-State Travel           $1,500 per trip
  • Prom / Dance Tickets                         $15 each
  • Remediation                                        $15 per course (week 1), $30/course (week 2+)
  • Sterling Scholar                                   $50
  • Summer Remediation                        $100 per course
  • Welding Kit                                           $150 (student keeps kit for personal use)
  • Machinist Kit                                        $85 (student keeps kit for personal use)
Charges & Fines

Charges and fines are not waivable and may be assessed by the school administrator, or others, for the following purposes:
  • Alcohol / Tobacco Fine                     $50 first offense / $100 second & subsequent offenses
  • A.P. Test                                               $94 per test
  • Attendance Fine                                $5 per absence
  • Concurrent Enrollment / A.P.          Costs attributable to colleges & universities are not waivable
  • Discretionary School Projects         At-Cost
  • Lost or Damaged Property               At-Cost
  • Parking Fine                                        $50
  • Returned Check                                 $20
  • Schedule Change                               $10
Related Information

Non-curricular school clubs may choose to charge participants, however these charges are not considered school fees and are not waivable. 

Pre-Kindergarten & Adult Education

Fee waivers do not apply to the costs for Pre-K and Adult Education programs. 

Emery County School District operates preschool programs at various elementary school locations.  Pre-K students who are evaluated and meet certain qualification standards are not charged for participation in the preschool program.  Limited spaces for tuition-paying preschool students may be available each year.  Tuition is not waivable.  Tuition amounts are the following:
  • Preschool Tuition (2 days per week)              $35 – $50 per month
  • Preschool Tuition (4 days per week)              $65 – $85 per month
  • On-Time Payment                                             $5 less per month
Adult Education is offered as a program to interested adults:
  • Adult Education Tuition                                    $40 (one-time)