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Table 2: Largest Tax Increases Among School
Districts Outside New York City With 2,500-9,999 Students, 1985-95
(Districts ranked by increase in taxes per student)

School District Increase in Taxes Per Student, 1985-95 Increase in Total Tax Collections, 1985-95 1995 Taxes Per Student 1985 Taxes Per Student Increase in State Aid Per Student, 1985-95 1995 State Aid Per Student 1995 Enrollment Enrollment change, 1985-95

CENTRAL SQUARE 206.2% 231.8% $2,184 $713 90.4% $5,157 4,801 8.4%
VICTOR 198.1% 217.8% 4,918 1,650 84.9% 3,443 2,904 6.6%
SOUTH COUNTRY* 194.5% 158.4% 5,075 1,723 122.2% 6,545 4,532 -12.3%
SARATOGA SPRINGS 177.6% 202.6% 4,859 1,750 62.1% 3,365 6,949 9.0%
HAUPPAUGE* 176.8% 97.6% 10,212 3,689 15.8% 2,498 3,396 -28.6%
SHENENDEHOWA 175.0% 209.3% 5,101 1,855 43.3% 2,826 8,847 12.5%
PHOENIX 174.0% 171.2% 2,265 827 114.0% 5,880 2,689 -1.0%
CAMDEN 170.7% 193.1% 1,957 723 86.3% 5,053 2,963 8.3%
WEST SENECA* 169.8% 121.7% 4,425 1,640 61.9% 3,407 7,748 -17.8%
LONG BEACH 168.6% 157.4% 8,996 3,349 25.4% 3,581 4,296 -4.2%
VALLEY 168.2% 202.5% 3,254 1,213 54.8% 3,722 4,650 12.8%
CONNETQUOT* 166.5% 109.1% 7,628 2,862 42.3% 4,169 6,495 -21.5%
DEPEW* 161.4% 104.1% 4,409 1,687 79.5% 4,622 2,615 -21.9%
CANANDAIGUA 160.8% 193.9% 3,738 1,433 157.8% 4,526 4,235 12.7%
BROOKHAVEN-COMSEWO 159.6% 97.5% 6,419 2,472 88.1% 5,858 3,233 -23.9%
WASHINGTONVILLE 155.0% 216.1% 3,698 1,450 43.1% 3,748 4,538 24.0%
LIVERPOOL 154.6% 130.9% 4,587 1,801 70.0% 3,624 9,469 -9.3%
TROY* 154.6% 123.0% 3,777 1,484 112.0% 5,751 4,991 -12.4%
KINGSTON 154.2% 149.1% 5,662 2,227 39.2% 3,434 7,569 -2.0%
MIDDLETOWN 153.4% 162.3% 4,210 1,662 77.7% 4,898 5,612 3.5%
SOUTH GLENS FALLS 149.8% 159.9% 3,215 1,287 55.5% 4,305 2,922 4.0%
CENTRAL ISLIP 148.7% 129.0% 6,323 2,542 61.9% 6,038 5,213 -7.9%
CORNWALL 147.5% 156.7% 4,935 1,994 28.6% 2,403 2,511 3.7%
MEXICO 144.8% 163.1% 1,731 707 70.2% 5,624 2,815 7.5%
PERU 144.3% 141.5% 1,641 672 88.9% 5,388 2,752 -1.1%
All districts outside NYC 98.1% 100.5% $5,387 $2,719 74.3% $3,866 1,702,931 1.2%
*Districts with percentage enrollment change in boldface italics had relatively large enrollment declines.
Large changes in enrollment make changes in per-student figures larger than if enrollment had remained constant.

Inflation during period: 35%

Table 1 Table 3 Table 4 Table 5 Table 6 Table 7 Complete Listing of School Districts

Notes to school tax tables

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