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Budget History

2020-21 Budget Highlights

Vote: Tuesday, June 16, 2020 (by absentee ballot only)

  • Budget: $117,979,501 million
  • Tax levy increase: .47%
  • Spending increase: 1.43%
  • Estimated tax rate decrease: .90%
  • Vote: 2,946 yes votes to 999 no votes.


  • No staff cuts

BOE Election

Incumbent Linda Harrison reelected
Samuel Johnson elected

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2019-20 Budget 

Vote: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Budget total: $116,318,100
Tax levy increase: 3.29%
Spending increase: 4.7%
Estimated tax rate increase: 1.90%
Vote: 1,026 yes votes to 392 no votes.


  • Seven new teaching positions were added to address growing enrollment.

BOE Election

Incumbent Pennie Grinnell reelected 
Matt Cannon elected

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2018-19 Budget 

Vote: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Budget total: $111.1 million
Tax Levy Increase: 3.10 percent 
Spending Increase: 3.6 percent
Estimated Tax Rate Increase: 1.90 percent 
Vote:  1,434 yes votes to 489 votes against


  • School Resource Officer assigned to Shaker High School
  • Mental health clinic in a district school building that will provide 24-hour/12-month access for enrolled students and families
  • Several programs and courses to further prepare students for college and careers in the 21st Century
  • 21st Century Performance and Fitness Educational Center to be created by re-purposing existing physical education space
  • Director of K-12 Teaching, Learning & Innovation who will work with building principals and K-12 district supervisors in the subject areas of English Language Arts, math, science, social studies and world languages

Proposition 2

  • Establishes a capital reserve fund to allow the district to set aside money for future construction projects.
  • 1,503 yes votes to 417 votes against
  • No impact on taxpayers

BOE Election

Incumbent Sandy Pangburn reelected 
Michelle Dischiavo elected

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2017-18 Budget

Vote: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Budget total: $107.2 million
Spending Increase: 1.8 percent
Tax Levy Increase: 2.47 percent
Tax Rate Increase: 0.94% or $0.24 per $1,000 of assessed value
Vote: 3,116 yes votes to 1,054 no votes, a margin of 75 percent

BOE Election

Incumbent Paula D’Orazio reelected

Read more about the 2017-18 budget.