District Dollars – Financial Facts from the Board of Education

㽶ֱ works hard to use resources efficiently and to provide a world-class education for students and a supportive work environment for all employees.
A teacher smiles at her studentsYour Investment in Students and Education, Teacher Pay
Do you know why 㽶ֱ School District relies on you to invest in our students and their education?
㽶ֱ School District has worked hard to provide teachers and school staff the pay increases they so deserve. The Board of Education has consistently increased teacher pay and right now the starting pay for teachers in 㽶ֱ is competitive with surrounding districts.

Teacher Pay

Teacher Pay Increases


Did You Know We Do More with Less?
Did you know 㽶ֱ School District’s tax rate is less than other school districts in our area?
㽶ֱ’s tax rate is near the State average and below other neighboring districts. 

Current Tax Rates

Tax Rates


Assessed Valuation Per Student
Did you know our assessed valuation per student is well below the State average?
The assessed valuation per student is the total of all taxable property values in the District divided by the number of students districtwide.

㽶ֱ’s assessed valuation per student is $672,662. That is a little over half of the state average.

Assessed Valuation

Assessed Valuation Per Student


Tax Yield Per Student
Did you know our tax yield per student is well below the State average?
The tax yield per student is the amount of local taxes we generate divided by the number of students districtwide. The tax yield is the tax rate multiplied by the assessed valuation per student.

㽶ֱ School District’s total tax yield per student is $2,903 which is below the State average.

Tax Yield

Tax Yield Per Student


Tax Yield Per Student For Operations
Did you know the portion of the tax yield per student available for operations like utilities and teacher salaries in 㽶ֱ is near the bottom statewide?
㽶ֱ School District’s yield is $1,713 per student, well below the state average tax yield per student, which is $2,459.

Estimated Voted & Board Local Tax Yield Per Student

Estimated Voted & Board Local Tax Yield Per Student


Extra Funding from the State
Did you know the State gives extra funding to Districts like 㽶ֱ which have a smaller tax base per student?
This is money that comes from State equalization programs. The programs exist to ensure students have some minimal funding equity across school districts.

The State gives extra funding to districts like 㽶ֱ. But even with the additional State funding we receive, 㽶ֱ is among the lowest in the entire state in per student operations funding.

tax yield contributions per student

Estimated Voted/Board Local Tax Yields & State Contributions Per Student – All School Districts

Tax Yield Contributions Per Student

Estimated Voted/Board Local Tax Yields & State Contributions Per Student

A class reads with their teacherDistrict Growth
Did you know 㽶ֱ School District is one of the fastest growing school districts in the State?
Projections show that 㽶ֱ anticipates an increase of 900 students in the next five years. To house all those students, we’d need the equivalent of 36 portables or one elementary school.

Enrollment Projections

Enrollment Projections 2023 – 2027


㽶ֱ Stands Alone with Enrollment Growth in Salt Lake County
Did you know 㽶ֱ is the only growing school district in Salt Lake County?
Over the last decade, 㽶ֱ saw an additional 5,786 students enrolled.  In contrast, enrollments at all other Salt Lake County school districts have declined.

Enrollment Growth

10-Year School District Enrollment Growth: Oct. 1, 2012 – Oct 1, 2022


Long-Term Debt Per Student
Did you know 㽶ֱ is well below the State average in long-term debt per student?
When you look at long-term debt per student, 㽶ֱ is well below the State average at $4,426 per student. The State average is $10,591 per student. 㽶ֱ is also well below some of our surrounding districts when it comes to long-term debt per student.


Long-Term Debt per Student

Neighboring District Long-Term Debt per Student


Hands in team formationBoard Local Levy
Did you know that 㽶ֱ School District Board Local Levy is one of the lowest in the state?

Of the 41 school districts in Utah, 㽶ֱ School District has the 11th lowest Board Local Levy. The Board of Education is responsible for the Board Local Levy.

Board Local Levy

Board Local Levy All Districts – Tax Year 2022

Board Local Levy

Board Local Levy – Tax Year 2022


Additional Financial Facts
More detailed financial information can be found below.

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