School Budget Information

The Annual School District Budget Vote and Board of Education Elections will be held from 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, at the Main Street Building, 227 Main Street.


Headlines for the 2018-19 budget

Goshen to see loss in aid under Governor’s Executive Budget


Important dates

March 19

  • Board of Education petitions available

April 16

  • Board of Education petitions due to district clerk by 5 p.m.
  • Board of Education to adopt proposed budget

April 23

  • Absentee ballots available

May 1

  • Public budget hearing at Main Street, 7 p.m.

May 15

  • Budget vote and Board of Education elections

Learn budget basics…watch this video!


2017-18 budget information

Budget vote results

  • Total Budget: $69,733,196
  • Spending Increase: 2.88%
  • Tax Levy Increase: 2.89%
  • Budget Vote Results: 868 yes votes, 302 no votes
  • Bus Proposition Results (to purchase 6 school buses): 857 yes votes, 315 no votes
    Capital Reserve Fund Proposition Results: 828 yes votes, 341 no votes
  • Board of Education Election Results:
    • Allison Salte: 961 votes, three-year term
    • Thomas Mullane: 913 votes, three-year term

Equalized tax rate by towns for 2017-18

  • Chester: $37.132098
  • Goshen: $35.703939
  • Hamptonburgh: $23.207703
  • Wallkill: $109.263468
  • Wawayanda: $33.879650