Geographic Impact of "Fiscal Cliff" Cuts on NYS Schools

By WKTV News

 

 

 

Total sequestration cut

Average  sequestration cut per district

Average % increase in state aid per district needed to make up for cut

Average % increase in tax levy per district needed to make up for cut

Statewide

$163,969,589

$242,559

0.8%

0.5%

Capital Region

$5,832,709

$79,900

0.7%

0.4%

North Country

$3,052,680

$48,455

0.7%

0.9%

Long Island

$13,282,611

$109,774

1.0%

0.2%

Lower and mid-Hudson Valley

$14,082,428

$139,430

1.3%

0.3%

Mohawk Valley

$1,813,154

$44,223

0.6%

0.7%

Central New York

$8,685,789

$97,593

0.6%

0.7%

Southern Tier

$4,492,328

$64,176

0.5%

0.9%

Finger Lakes

$1,409,751

$56,390

0.6%

0.6%

Western New York

$16,058,282

$174,547

0.6%

0.6%

New York City

$95,259,856

 

1.4%

N/A

Note: The average % increase in tax levy per district to make up for the federal aid cut does not include the Big Five city school districts because property tax levy information for those districts was unavailable.

 

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