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TABLE 4: Largest Tax Increases Among School Districts Outside NYC
With 1,000-2,499 Students, 1995-96
(Districts ranked by increase in taxes per student)

School District Increase in Taxes Per Student, 1995-96 Increase in Total Tax Collections, 1995-96 1996 Taxes Per Student 1995 Taxes Per Student Change in State Aid Per Student, 1995-96 1996 State Aid Per Student 1996 Enrollment
PERU 31.4% 12.6% $2,157 $1,641 17.5% $6,333 2,358
CANASTOTA 29.4% 29.5% 3,229 2,495 1.5% 4,500 1,652
SANDY CREEK 22.3% 28.9% 2,290 1,873 -6.5% 4,435 1,227
CAMBRIDGE 21.6% 21.5% 2,953 2,428 1.5% 4,315 1,191
WATERVILLE 16.0% 14.9% 2,039 1,758 -48.6% 5,009 1,259
NEWFIELD 15.9% 19.3% 2,494 2,152 -4.0% 5,118 1,024
PLATTSBURGH 14.3% 8.4% 4,025 3,521 -14.5% 4,143 2,150
AKRON 14.0% 16.8% 2,926 2,567 5.9% 5,288 1,614
SAUQUOIT VALLEY 13.8% 16.8% 1,810 1,591 73.2% 9,124 1,515
ADIRONDACK 13.6% 14.1% 2,557 2,251 -0.8% 4,321 1,865
ADDISON 13.5% 10.5% 2,015 1,775 -34.6% 6,907 1,369
HOOSICK FALLS 13.4% 11.0% 2,400 2,116 1.4% 4,064 1,461
FORT PLAIN 12.7% 11.9% 2,747 2,438 -1.3% 5,880 1,026
GREENWICH 11.9% 10.2% 3,105 2,776 -2.4% 4,072 1,252
SALMON RIVER 11.8% 7.9% 826 738 -2.9% 7,583 1,526
GOWANDA 11.8% 7.6% 1,843 1,648 -5.7% 4,895 1,495
WESTFIELD 11.7% 6.1% 2,692 2,410 33.5% 5,944 1,056
CENTER MORICHES 11.6% 13.3% 6,151 5,512 -0.5% 4,814 1,117
LIBERTY 11.5% 14.6% 5,086 4,561 -4.4% 5,296 1,864
WALTON 11.5% 8.3% 2,291 2,055 2.2% 5,184 1,392
ROYALTON-
HARTLAND
11.3% 9.8% 2,717 2,442 1.3% 4,351 1,841
CORINTH 10.9% 10.7% 3,428 3,092 1.1% 5,100 1,351
LOWVILLE 10.5% 5.4% 1,754 1,587 4.2% 5,017 1,548
DRYDEN 10.5% 5.9% 3,285 2,973 9.5% 5,148 2,062
SOLVAY 10.4% 11.8% 4,407 3,992 -1.0% 2,644 1,729
All districts outside NYC 3.0% 4.2% $5,548 $5,388 -0.1% $3,864 1,723,680

Inflation during period: 3.2%

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