How do Fundraising Events Support St. Mark Lutheran School?
All revenue from our fundraising events is allocated to the listed funds according to the percentage noted below.
Tuition Assistance Fund (40%)
The Tuition Assistance Fund helps support families who desire a Christian education for their family, but may not have all the financial resources to do so. Financial Aid is awarded to families who qualify after a review of their financial records through FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment Services.
Quality Teaching & Learning Resource Fund (20%)
The Quality Teaching and Learning Fund supports education by providing the necessary equipment, books, and classroom supplies needed to meet the needs of today’s students.
Technology Fund (20%)
The Technology Fund supports the schools desire to continually improve the school by enhancing technology. This includes purchasing new equipment such as computers, projectors, interactive white boards, etc.
Contingency Fund (15%)
The Contingency Fund supports the school by providing a source of revenue to address unforeseen circumstances that arise during the school year. Examples of items supported by this found include new program application fees, facility repairs, equipment repairs or replacement, and other items or events that impact the overall school budget.
Teacher Professional Development Fund (5%)
The Teacher Professional Development Fund supports teacher development and enhancement. A healthy school is one that strives for continual improvement, with the staff leading the way. This fund supports teachers as they work towards a higher degree, take classes or workshops on a specific instructional strategy, or begin a new instructional role within the school.