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ARP-ESSER Funding Plan

The 2021-22 enacted state budget includes language requiring local education agencies, such as school districts, that receive funding from the Federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund allocated by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to post on its website a plan summarizing how these funds will be spent.  The District has posted its plan here and sought comments/input from community members using a google form developed for this purpose.  Comments were to have been submitted by July 1, 2021.  No comments were received.

School Tax Rates & Bills

Property tax rates are set by the Board of Education in August based on the total tax levy. Tax rates can only be determined after final equalization rates are provided by the New York State Office of Real Property Tax Services and final assessments are provided by town assessors.

School tax rates for the 2023-2024 school year are as follows:

$20.076506 - Camillus (89% equalization rate)
$22.059503 - Marcellus (81% equalization rate)
$26.277039 - Onondaga (68% equalization rate)
$1,153.882242 - Otisco (1.55% equalization rate)
$28.363159 - Skaneateles (63% equalization rate)
$30.807792 - Spafford (58% equalization rate)
$17.868091 - Full Value Tax Rate

The 2024-2025 school tax rates will be set in August 2024 and posted on or about September 1, 2024.

Click here to view your school tax bill.
Clck here to learn more about equalization rates.

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