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Pahvant Elementary School TSSA Plan and Budget 2020-21


2020-21Allocation and Use: Estimate-$34,832

1.  Provide support for struggling learners. 

Funds will provide salaries and benefits for personnel working with struggling learners in the literacy and math intervention programs.  This program provides services for students that are not meeting grade-level proficiency or growth goals as well as accelerated opportunities.  Staff members working with struggling students use a variety of instructional techniques, utilizing small groups, individual instruction, and computer-assisted programs.  Services are provided during the school day.  

Instructional assistant(s) were hired 


  • Assist all students in meeting reading, math, and science goals.

Funds will be leveraged to help all students achieve math goals. Support for the reading, math, and science programs will be provided by purchasing software programs, and other instructional supplies, technology hardware, and materials as needed to supplement instruction in the classroom and for use at home. Students will be offered additional support to provide them strengthened opportunities in math and or reading concepts being taught, parents will be invited to support their children. Rewards and or incentives will be purchased to support reading programs. A school counselor will be hired to provide support as well. (Behavioral Component) As learning is socially constructed and students need additional support to learn how to work in cooperative learning settings, we have hired a part-time counselor and support staff to work with students to improve social and emotional well-being. 

“PBIS was implemented school-wide using TSSA funds, Materials and incentives were purchased accordingly”


3.  Offer opportunities for teachers and administrators to participate in professional development offerings and to work in collaborative teams to plan for and improve learning opportunities. 

Funds will be utilized to provide substitutes to allow teachers to plan collaboratively during the regular school day.  Monies will also be used to pay for professional development seminars and travel expenses, as well as school-level professional development opportunities. Teachers will be paid training rate for additional training time/ planning/collaboration time above contractual obligations to meet student's needs as related to the stated goals in this plan.

Connection to School Improvement Plan:

 Academic Goals:

Goal #1: Students will achieve a minimum proficiency as follows: 55% ELA, 65% Mathematics, and 55% Science. Also that at least 80 % of students will achieve one year’s growth in ELA, Mathematics, and Science.

Success Criteria and Measurement:

Success will be measured by the extent our SIP goals listed above are achieved.