School Budget Information

On May 15, district residents passed the $71,339,552 proposed budget for the 2018-19 school year by a vote of 760 yes votes to 312 no votes — an approval rating of 71 percent.

Budget vote results

  • Total Budget: $71,339,552
  • Spending Increase: 2.3%
  • Tax Levy Increase: 1.68%
  • Budget Vote Results: 760 yes votes, 312 no votes
  • Bus Proposition Results (to purchase 8 school buses): 759 yes votes, 314 no votes
  • Capital Reserve Fund Proposition Results (Expend $3.9 million): 743 yes votes, 329 no votes
  • Board of Education Election Results:
    • Jason Pucci: 840 votes, three-year term
    • Judy Green: 824 votes, three-year term
    • Martha Bogart: 780 votes, three-year term
    • David Schrank: 334 votes

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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