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Levy and Bond Info

What is the difference between a Levy and a Bond?

Levies are for Learning:

Levies make up the difference between funding from the state and federal government and the actual cost of operating a school district. What does a Levy do for our students?


  • Counseling, Music, Arts, and PE Programs
  • Additional teachers and support staff
  • Safety and Security including School Resource Officers and School Security
  • Activities and Athletics
  • Ensuring On-time Graduation for All
  • Nurse and Health Services
  • Technology including 1:1 Chromebook Initiative
  • District-wide 5th-grade swimming and water safety program
  • School Transportation and Buses
  • Ongoing maintenance of school and district facilities


Bonds are for Building:

Funds from bonds can only be used for construction or renovation of buildings, major repairs, and land purchases; they cannot be used for basic education.