To preserve equal opportunity for all students and to limit diversion of money and school and staff resources from the basic school program, each Local Education Agencies (LEAs) fee policies shall be designed to limit student expenditures for school-sponsored activities, including expenditures for LEAs activities, uniforms, clubs, clinics, travel, and subject area and vocational leadership organizations, whether local, state, or national. (Reference Regulation: R277-407-6(11)).
Fee means something of monetary value requested or required by an LEA as a condition to a student's participation in an activity, class, or program provided, sponsored, or supported by a school. (Reference Regulation: R277-407-2(3)(a))
LEAs and each school will be required to complete a Certificate of Compliance annually. The deadline for submission is October 31.
R277-407: School Fees
Utah State Board of Education Administrative Rules
Title 53G-7-5: School Fees
Utah State Legislature
Index to the Permanent Injunction
1994 Third District Court Order
The annual Certificate of Compliance report will be due October 31 of each school year. On October 1 of each year the Local Board Chair, District Superintendent, Charter School Director, and each school Principal will receive an e-mail containing a personalized link to complete the Certificate of Compliance. The e-mail will be titled Utah State Board of Education Certificate of Compliance. Each individual will have 30 days to complete the certificate. Future report deadlines are listed below.
The Certificate of Compliance confirms that each District, Charter and school understands and is abiding by the 1994 Permanent Injunction, Utah Code 53G-7 Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, and Part 8 and Administrative Rule R277-407.
Below is a sample of the Certificate of Compliance in PDF form. This will only provide a view of what the electronic version will look like.
Superintendents and Charter School Directors are required to attach the following Local Education Agency (LEA) documents for the current school year and to complete the statistical report for the previous school year.
Below is a document outlining the definitions of the statistical data asked for in the report.
Advanced Placement (AP) and Concurrent Enrollment Course (Updated June 2021)
Fee Waiver Application (Grades K-6)
费用豁免申请表 （K- 6 年 级) (Chinese)
Fee Waiver Application (Grades 7-12)
费用豁免申请表 （7-12 年 级) (Chinese)
قرار الإعفاء من الرسوم ونموذج الطعن (Arabic)
اتفاقیة الخدمة والتحقق ونموذج الطعن (Arabic)
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