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Levy Equalization - Supt of Public Instruction

This program was established by the 1987 Legislature to reduce the tax burden of special levies for maintenance and operations in local school districts with higher-than-average property tax rates due to low property valuations. For calendar year 2018 levies, if a school district needs a tax rate higher than the statewide average tax rate needed for a 14 percent levy, the state will match a portion of a district's levy base, up to a 14 percent levy. Starting with 2019 levies, districts are provided levy equalization up to $1,500 per student in the event that their enrichment levy generates less than that amount.
Request 950,816,000
Net change from current biennium 291,760,535 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 44.3% Increase

Program Level Summary

Fund Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
General Fund - State 404,742,000 451,409,001 207,646,464 444,496,000 506,320,000
Annual Total 404,742,000 451,409,001 207,646,464 444,496,000 506,320,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
128,047,564 19.6% (121,308,535) (15.5%) 291,760,535 44.3%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2016-17 Actual 2017-18 Estimated 2018-19 Estimated 2019-20 Proposed 2020-21 Proposed
FTE Staff Years