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TABLE 5: Largest Tax Reductions Among School Districts Outside NYC
With 1,000-2,499 Students, 1995-96
(Districts ranked by decrease in taxes per student)

School District Decrease in Taxes Per Student, 1995-96 Change 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
SHOREHAM-WADING RIVER -38.1% -37.3% $9,513 $15,372 -16.0% $1,029 2,049
ALLEGANY-
LIMESTONE
-14.2% -14.3% 1,642 1,913 28.1% 5,822 1,652
UFSD OF THE TARRYTOWNS -8.0% -0.4% 11,178 12,155 -14.5% 1,391 1,994
CLYDE-SAVANNAH -7.4% -9.2% 2,487 2,687 15.6% 6,360 1,161
LAKE GEORGE -7.0% -3.1% 8,321 8,951 -7.3% 877 1,088
HUDSON -6.8% -6.6% 3,612 3,875 -1.6% 4,950 2,488
AVON -4.3% -0.7% 3,679 3,845 -6.2% 4,166 1,218
LACKAWANNA -3.6% -4.0% 3,641 3,776 0.6% 6,462 2,401
BARKER -3.2% 0.0% 7,405 7,647 20.7% 3,009 1,171
HERKIMER -3.1% 2.3% 2,901 2,996 -16.2% 4,244 1,398
DUNKIRK -2.9% -1.8% 4,461 4,597 3.5% 4,844 2,406
PELHAM -2.6% 3.3% 10,606 10,884 1.2% 1,342 1,978
NEWFANE -2.5% 3.3% 3,140 3,221 -2.2% 4,885 1,992
OTEGO-UNADILLA -2.4% 1.5% 1,775 1,818 -6.8% 4,237 1,425
SHERBURNE-
EARLVILLE
-2.3% 1.2% 2,237 2,288 18.4% 9,686 1,802
PHELPS-CLIFTON SPRINGS -2.2% 1.4% 2,459 2,515 6.6% 5,180 2,189
SENECA FALLS -2.2% -1.0% 3,112 3,181 0.8% 4,056 1,679
PLEASANTVILLE -2.1% 5.0% 8,862 9,049 0.3% 1,179 1,463
EAST ROCKAWAY -1.9% 0.6% 8,684 8,855 -5.7% 1,967 1,231
GENEVA -1.9% 2.0% 3,887 3,961 3.6% 5,072 2,472
SPENCER-VAN ETTEN -1.8% -0.1% 1,765 1,796 -3.5% 6,346 1,171
FALLSBURG -1.3% 1.0% 5,512 5,584 -0.6% 5,478 1,431
COHOES -1.2% 1.6% 3,481 3,524 -10.4% 4,710 2,233
PEARL RIVER -1.1% 2.6% 10,605 10,726 -6.3% 1,717 2,099
HADLEY-LUZERNE -1.1% -0.6% 5,070 5,127 13.5% 4,085 1,139
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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