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April 24, 2018
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Budget & School Taxes

2018-19 School Budget Vote - Tuesday, May 15

On Tuesday, May 15, Stillwater Central School District residents will head to the polls to vote on a proposed $24,842,337 budget for the 2018-19 school year. The spending plan preserves all existing district programs. The proposal also includes additional elementary after-school enrichment programs, which are eligible for state aid, and a full-time school resource officer.

Polls will be open from noon to 9 p.m. in the Stillwater Middle School Old Gym.

Voter qualifications

  • To vote, you must be:
    A resident of the school district for at least 30 days prior to the vote;
  • 18 years of age or older;
  • A citizen of the United States; and
  • Registered with either the school district or the county Board of Elections.


School Budget 101 Fact Sheet

Each year, school boards in New York must develop a balanced school budget proposal for the following school year and put it to a public vote on the third Tuesday in May. Check out this simple, graphic fact sheet (PDF) that helps explain what it takes to balance the annual school budget.

General information about voting on Stillwater's school budget

On the third Tuesday of each May, residents from across New York State go to the polls to vote on the annual school district budget and to elect members of the Board of Education. learn more

Be an advocate for Stillwater students

Elected officials need to hear from the people that are most directly impacted by their decisions year after year — the students, parents, employees, residents, community groups and business owners of Stillwater. Becoming an advocate for education is not as hard as you might think. Anyone can become involved, at any level they choose. learn more

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Budget History

Budget: $24,529,950
Spending Increase: 2.25%
Tax Lexy Increase: 5.25%

Budget: $23,989,459
Spending Increase: 1.17%
Tax Levy Increase: 4.81%

Budget: $23,712,421
Spending Increase: 4.18%
Tax Levy Increase: 3.50%


Required Information



  • Budget 101: Understanding the fundamentals of a school budget


School Taxes


General Budget Knowledge

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