Public School Trust Funds

The Public School Trust Fund was established by the Alaska State Legislature in Alaska Statute 37.14.110 – 37.14.170. The source of funding for the investment portfolio originally consisted of income from the sale or lease of land granted by an Act of Congress on March 15, 1915, but is now composed primarily of one-half of one percent of State receipts from the management of all State lands as prescribed by AS 37.14.150. The principal of the fund, and all capital gains/losses thereon, are perpetually retained in the fund (AS 37.14.110) and the remaining net income of the fund must be used for the State public school program (AS 37.14.140). Net income that may be spent is maintained in a separate Income Fund from the Principal Fund. The current market values and target asset allocations of the two funds are shown on the adjoining charts.

Target Asset Allocation

Principal

Income

PSTF Market Value
$650.76M at 9/30/2017

Performance Results
& Market Values

Public School Principal Fund

Fiscal Year Market Value Return %
2017 $622,735,714 10.13%
2016 $573,321,662 2.11%
2015 $571,478,940 2.78%
2014 $561,544,998 12.50%
2013 $499,856,907 8.19%
2012 $460,561,511

5.84%

2011 $482,431,291 16.98%
2010 $363,415,365 12.58%
2009 $328,176,971 -8.16%
2008 $349,066,825 -2.75%

Public School Income Fund

Fiscal Year Market Value Return %
2017 $8,297,103 0.88%
2016 $30,661,579 0.56%
2015 $15,870,665 0.30%
2014 $13,466,975 0.27%
2013 $6,171,797 0.24%
2012 $6,830,811 0.40%
2011 $12,068,154 0.48%
2010 $11,021,149 1.15%
2009 $6,359,256 1.16%
2008 $15,636,346 3.14%