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March 2020 Levy for Learning - #WCInsights

Last Updated: 3/6/2020 5:58 PM

11/13/19
West Clermont School District operates with a cost per pupil that is 24% lower than the state average, which means our students have opportunity gaps in programs and services. For more information on West Clermont's March 17th ballot issue, visit: http://bit.ly/WC2020Levy.

West Clermont School District operates with a cost per pupil that is 24% lower than the state average, which means our students have opportunity gaps in programs and services.


1/8/20
West Clermont School District has stretched, cut and reduced operational costs, programs and services and has found alternative funding sources through strategic partnerships but it is no longer enough and is unsustainable. For more information on West Clermont's March 17th ballot issue, visit: http://bit.ly/WC2020Levy.

West Clermont has stretched, cut and reduced operational costs, programs, and services and have found alternative funding sources through strategic partnerships but it is no longer enough and is unsustainable.


1/13/20
West Clermont is one of the lowest spending districts in the state; our per pupil spending ranks in the lowest 3% of Ohio public school districts.  Our students and staff have lacked adequate operational funding for years and, as a result, we are falling behind. For more information on West Clermont's March 17th ballot issue, visit: http://bit.ly/WC2020Levy.

West Clermont is one of the lowest spending districts in the state; our per pupil spending ranks in the lowest 3% of Ohio public school districts. Our students and staff have lacked adequate operational funding for years, and as a result, we are falling behind.


1/20/20
A look ahead at our five-year forecast, which projects minimal growth in state funding and local property taxes, continues to show that the current level of services and programs is unsustainable.  For more information on West Clermont's March 17th ballot issue, visit: http://bit.ly/WC2020Levy.

A look ahead at our five-year forecast, which projects minimal growth in state funding and local property taxes, continues to show that the current level of services and programs is unsustainable.


1/27/20
The last new operating levy passed by West Clermont voters was 16 years ago in 2004 (renewed in 2009). After unsuccessful levy attempts in school years 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014, the district experienced significant and staggering cuts to staff, programs and services for students. For more information on West Clermont's March 17th ballot issue, visit: http://bit.ly/WC2020Levy.

The last new operating levy passed by West Clermont voters was 16 years ago in 2004 (renewed in 2009). After unsuccessful levy attempts in 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014, the district experienced significant and staggering cuts to staff, programs, and services for students.


2/3/20
Although we have been allocating our budget to have the biggest impact on student achievement, our students still need more to compete in today’s schools and tomorrow’s workplaces. For more information on West Clermont's March 17th ballot issue, visit: http://bit.ly/WC2020Levy.

Although we have been allocating our budget to have the biggest impact on student achievement, our students still need more to compete in today’s schools and tomorrow’s workplaces. For more information on West Clermont's March 17th ballot issue, visit: http://bit.ly/WC2020Levy.


2/10/20
We are one of the lowest spending districts in the state, which is why any cuts and reductions will have a direct impact on the experience we provide our students. For more information on West Clermont's March 17th ballot issue, visit: http://bit.ly/WC2020Levy.

We are one of the lowest spending districts in the state, which is why any cuts and reductions will have a direct impact on the experience we provide our students. For more information on West Clermont's March 17th ballot issue, visit: http://bit.ly/WC2020Levy.

 


2/17/20
West Clermont School District is on the ballot March 17, 2020 for a 7.99-mill operating levy that would be collected for 10 years. If it passes, the levy would cost taxpayers $23.30 per month per $100,000 of appraised value. For more information on West Clermont's March 17th ballot issue, visit: http://bit.ly/WC2020Levy.

West Clermont School District is on the ballot March 17, 2020 for a 7.99-mill operating levy that would be collected for 10 years. If it passes, the levy would cost taxpayers $23.30 per month per $100,000 of appraised value. For more information on West Clermont's March 17th ballot issue, visit: http://bit.ly/WC2020Levy.

 


2/24/20
The average daily cost to educate a child at West Clermont is substantially lower than comparable districts as is the residential taxpayer’s share of the daily costs, which means the district is doing more with less and maximizing resources to the best of its ability. For more information on West Clermont's March 17th ballot issue, visit: http://bit.ly/WC2020Levy.

The average daily cost to educate a child at West Clermont is substantially lower than comparable districts as is the residential taxpayer’s share of the daily costs, which means the district is doing more with less and maximizing resources to the best of its ability. For more information on West Clermont's March 17th ballot issue, visit: http://bit.ly/WC2020Levy.

 


3/2/20
If the March 2020 levy passes, it will allow the district to provide critical funding to stabilize our current level of programs and services. The funds will be used for day-to-day operations of our schools, such as staffing, utilities, supplies and K-8 busing. For more information on West Clermont's March 17th ballot issue, visit: http://bit.ly/WC2020Levy.

If the March 2020 levy passes, it will allow the district to provide critical funding to stabilize our current level of programs and services. The funds will be used for day-to-day operations of our schools, such as staffing, utilities, supplies and K-8 busing.

 


3/9/20
Although property valuations have increased, the millage on our 2004 levy has been adjusted down so that it generates the same level of funding. This is why Ohio public school districts must return to the ballot every few years to ask taxpayers for support. Watch this video to learn more about school funding. For more information on West Clermont's March 17th ballot issue, visit: http://bit.ly/WC2020Levy.

Although property valuations have increased, the millage on our 2004 levy has been adjusted down so that it generates the same level of funding. This is why Ohio public school districts must return to the ballot every few years to ask taxpayers for support. Watch this video to learn more about school funding. For more information on West Clermont's March 17th ballot issue, visit: http://bit.ly/WC2020Levy.

 


3/16/20
The failure of this levy would prevent us from providing students with the current level of programs and services and jeopardize our ability to retain staff. For more information on West Clermont's March 17th ballot issue, visit: http://bit.ly/WC2020Levy.

The failure of this levy would prevent us from providing students with the current level of programs and services and jeopardize our ability to retain staff. For more information on West Clermont's March 17th ballot issue, visit: http://bit.ly/WC2020Levy.