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TABLE 1: Changes in School Taxes in Districts Outside New York City With
10,000+ Students, 1996-97
(Districts ranked by increase in taxes per student)

School district Change in Taxes Per Student, 1996-97 1997 Taxes Per Student 1996 Taxes Per Student Change in State Aid
Per Student, 1996-97
1997 State Aid Per Student 1997 Current Operations Spending
Per
Student
1997 Enrollment
NEWBURGH 3.9% $3,484 $3,352 -2.8% $5,114 $8,771 11,695
BUFFALO 3.6% 2,025 1,955 10.8% 6,582 9,361 46,147
SACHEM 3.5% 5,966 5,765 -3.0% 4,817 10,126 14,499
WILLIAMSVILLE 3.0% 6,780 6,584 0.7% 2,033 8,179 10,618
MIDDLE COUNTRY 2.6% 5,033 4,904 -1.1% 5,541 9,842 10,350
GREECE 1.6% 4,388 4,317 -0.3% 3,173 7,364 14,299
BRENTWOOD -1.6% 5,486 5,575 3.4% 5,410 10,509 13,528
ROCHESTER -2.0% 3,418 3,487 0.8% 5,727 9,392 36,860
YONKERS -5.9% 6,081 6,461 -1.8% 3,871 10,296 22,751
WAPPINGERS -6.1% 5,547 5,910 1.6% 2,777 7,844 11,328
SYRACUSE -9.1% 2,057 2,264 4.2% 6,191 9,077 22,949
All Districts Outside NYC 3.5% $5,707 $5,512 0.2% $3,870 $8,976 1,732,836

Inflation during period: 2.3%

Table 2 Table 3 Table 4 Table 5 Table 6 Table 7 Complete Listing of School Districts
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