Explanation of DPMS School Fees
Prices based on 2020-2021 School Year
Every child enrolled at DPMS pays specific fees at the time of the students’ registration (generally at the beginning of each school year).
Families requesting financial waivers should provide income eligibility documentation in the form of income tax returns or current pay stubs (demonstrating compliance with requirements) and meet with a member of the school administration.
For additional information, please contact the main office at (801) 826-6900.
Below is a brief explanation of specific fees.
Activity Fee $65
This fee helps fund transportation for field trips/performances, Substitutes for field trips & performances, locker cleanout, school store and team money, etc.
Online Technology Supports Fee $10
Our school has access to technology in almost every classroom (laptops, tablets, etc), which require maintenance and replacement on a regular basis. This fee helps offset the cost of maintaining the technology within our school.
Math Fee $20
This fee pays for the purchase of single-use workbooks for each student every year, as in line with our Illustrative Math Curriculum.
PTSA Student/Parent Membership Fee (optional) $6 per parent/student
This fee funds, in part, the National Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) and in part contributes to PTSA funds used here at the school (for field trips, speakers, classroom grants, etc).
No-Fuss Fundraiser (optional) $20
This fundraiser is used to help fund PTSA activities supported throughout the school year (field trips, speakers, teacher grants, teacher appreciation, student awards, etc).
Memory Book (optional) $25
This fee pays for the purchase of the annual memory book.
CTE: CCA, FACS A/B, Coding and Stem 6 (Class Fee) Between $10-30
Fees for these classes purchase consumable materials specific for student projects like poster board, crayons, storage containers, etc.
Additionally, this fee covers expenses for projects in FACS A/B classes (sewing materials, cooking supplies), Coding and Manufacturing Tech (robotics components, materials to build small projects, etc).
Art (Class Fee) Between $10-30
This fee pays for materials and supplies used in art classes (drawing materials, painting materials, sculpture supplies, et). Supplies are replaced yearly due to wear and tear.
Performing Arts: Instrumental Music, Choral Music, Theatre, Dance 1, Dance 2, Dance 3 & Company (Class Fee) Between $10-30
This fee pays for the purchase of t-shirts to be worn at performances throughout the year. When applicable, it also contributes to the cost of music, costumes, and props for performances.
Some classes or events are specific/special to certain classes or grade levels and are applied at the time of the event:
La Caille Fee– provides a dining/serving experience at La Caille $35
Lagoon Fee- optional day at Lagoon for all 8th graders (Discounted ticket price + bussing)
National Junior Honor Society Fee- pays for admission to this national organization $30
Musical Instrument Rental- $80
For students who need financial assistance with any of the above fees, please contact any DPMS administrator at (801) 826-6900.