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TABLE 3: Largest Tax Reductions Among School Districts Outside New York City With 2,500-9,999 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
LAKELAND -8.3% 6,620 7,223 -6.2% 3,303 10,189 5,846
AMSTERDAM -6.3% 3,462 3,695 10.4% 4,965 8,274 3,602
ISLIP -5.4% 7,231 7,643 1.9% 3,797 9,718 3,111
NIAGARA FALLS -5.0% 3,253 3,426 -2.8% 5,976 8,644 9,075
QUEENSBURY -4.6% 3,344 3,505 -3.8% 3,128 5,989 3,625
HEMPSTEAD -3.8% 6,449 6,703 -17.3% 4,149 10,278 6,252
CENTRAL ISLIP -3.2% 6,596 6,817 0.0% 6,362 12,395 5,427
BELLMORE-MERRICK -2.7% 9,386 9,642 5.4% 2,748 10,909 4,832
NORTH BABLYON -2.6% 5,656 5,808 2.8% 4,913 9,545 4,676
BROOKHAVEN-COMSEWOGUE -2.6% 6,091 6,252 -2.1% 5,538 10,064 3,398
NORTH SYRACUSE -2.3% 3,687 3,772 -1.6% 3,919 7,839 9,861
WANTAGH -2.2% 8,854 9,052 1.7% 2,167 10,608 2,925
CLARENCE -2.2% 5,523 5,645 -3.3% 2,580 7,164 4,015
MAMARONECK -2.1% 11,894 12,149 4.5% 1,066 12,929 4,198
HARBORFIELDS -2.1% 9,140 9,334 -1.4% 2,221 10,597 2,779
LYNBROOK -2.1% 10,012 10,223 -5.4% 1,110 11,026 2,760
JAMESTOWN -1.9% 2,073 2,114 1.6% 4,856 7,140 5,782
POUGHKEEPSIE -1.8% 3,671 3,740 1.7% 6,761 9,790 4,051
EAST ISLIP -1.8% 7,304 7,439 7.2% 4,456 11,273 4,629
PLAINEDGE -1.8% 8,762 8,919 -3.8% 2,422 10,311 3,043
SCHENECTADY -1.7% 3,977 4,046 0.0% 4,543 8,561 8,284
LONGWOOD -1.3% 5,761 5,839 0.2% 4,690 9,765 9,528
WALLKILL -1.2% 4,146 4,197 -2.6% 4,485 7,789 3,374
MASSAPEQUA -1.2% 8,470 8,574 -4.5% 2,088 9,982 7,038
OSWEGO -1.2% 8,289 8,386 1.5% 876 8,595 5,370
All districts outside NYC 3.5% $5,707 $5,512 0.2% $3,870 $8,976 1,732,836

Inflation during period: 2.3%

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