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TABLE 7: Largest Tax Decreases Among School Districts Outside New York City With 250-999 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
ODESSA-MONTOUR -27.1% $1,489 $2,043 1.1% $6,924 $6,576 973
AVOCA -15.4% 1,908 2,256 2.9% 5,670 6,869 714
LITTLE VALLEY -7.7% 2,170 2,352 -6.1% 5,393 6,411 508
GREEN ISLAND -6.7% 5,359 5,741 5.9% 3,906 9,950 280
ARKPORT -5.7% 2,376 2,520 -2.4% 4,572 5,785 600
OPPENHEIM-EPHRATAH -5.5% 2,404 2,544 86.5% 12,496 7,414 529
MONTAUK -5.4% 16,408 17,338 -11.0% 772 16,135 363
FORT ANN -5.0% 3,477 3,660 5.3% 5,103 8,050 608
JEFFERSONVILLE-YOUNGSVILLE -4.4% 5,272 5,516 -7.7% 4,615 8,901 881
HANCOCK -4.4% 3,683 3,851 -4.6% 5,454 8,446 645
LYME -4.3% 3,709 3,876 1.7% 4,250 6,621 436
ELMSFORD -4.1% 15,855 16,533 -5.4% 1,481 16,090 720
FORT EDWARD -3.7% 2,601 2,702 -0.2% 7,234 8,305 584
ARGYLE -3.2% 2,510 2,594 -2.6% 4,676 5,974 796
RICHFIELD SPRINGS -2.9% 2,639 2,717 2.7% 4,608 6,730 802
ANDOVER -2.7% 2,714 2,790 -4.8% 5,724 7,031 461
CHATEAUGAY -2.1% 2,439 2,492 -4.5% 6,139 6,983 675
COLTON-PIERREPONT -2.0% 6,991 7,135 3.1% 3,415 8,787 474
POCANTICO HILLS -1.9% 25,738 26,241 14.1% 7,967 30,163 321
POLAND -1.7% 4,633 4,712 -5.5% 3,705 8,131 786
GARRISON -1.6% 12,923 13,134 0.8% 1,626 13,570 280
HARTFORD -1.5% 2,471 2,508 -10.7% 5,402 7,415 604
REMSEN -1.4% 3,112 3,157 3.1% 5,317 7,493 710
GERMANTOWN -1.4% 4,668 4,732 -3.8% 3,454 7,576 833
ELDRED -1.3% 5,803 5,880 -3.0% 2,737 7,651 779
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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