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LAND Trust & TSSA

LAND Trust & TSSA

School LAND Trust Program

In the state of Utah, monies from school trust lands are distributed to every public school through the School LAND Trust Program. Quest Academy has a School LAND Trust Committee whose responsibilities include creating and approving the School LAND Trust Plan each year which identifies an academic need and a proposed solution using the annual funds. The committee is an advisory body that may be comprised of parents, teachers, and administrators. All School LAND Trust Committee actions and plans are overseen and approved by the Governing Board of Directors. School LAND Trust Committee members are willing volunteers who care about the success of students and overall school improvement and Quest Academy is grateful for their time and dedication.

The School LAND Trust Committee meetings are open to the public. Agendas and minutes are posted on the Community Council page. The council will utilize and follow the School LAND Trust Committee Rules of Order and follow a pre-determined agenda. For more information about the School LAND Trust Program, visit www.SchoolLandTrust.org.

School LAND Trust (SLT) Plans & Reports

  • 2018-2019 SLT Plan
  • 2018-2019 SLT Final Report Summary
  • 2019-2020 SLT Plan
  • 2019-2020 SLT Final Report Summary
  • 2020-2021 SLT Plan

Teacher Student Success Act (TSSA)

The Teacher and Student Success Act is designed to improve the school’s performance under the state’s accountability system.

Based on the budget allocated, the funds will be spent as follows:

25% of the TSSA fund will be used for salaries/bonuses.
75% of the TSSA funds will be used for augmentation of existing programs.

Funding will be used to support these goals:

  1. With end of year summative assessment, students at Quest in grades 3-8 will increase language arts scores by 1 percentage point as compared to the previous years’ proficiency scores.
  2. With end of year summative assessment, students at Quest in grades 3-8 will increase math scores by 1 percentage point as compared to the previous years’ proficiency scores.