Passage of Brookville Local School District’s 4.8-mill operating levy on the Nov. 5 ballot needs to happen for the district to avoid having to make immediate cuts, according to district officials .
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IN-DEPTH SCHOOL LEVY COVERAGE
The November ballot is packed with school levies, and our team is looking into the finances of our local districts and getting you the information you need to make an informed choice. Starting today, we’ll take an in-depth look at local schools with levies on the Nov. 5 ballot.
Sunday: We’ll take an in-depth look at school finances in our region and continue a weeklong series investigating individual school levies on the November ballot. Our first district in the series is Centerville Schools, which has a 5.9-mill levy on the ballot. Also, join us on Monday at noon at DaytonDailyNews.com for a live web chat with Centerville’s superintendent.
Monday: Huber Heights Schools.
Tuesday: Lebanon Schools.
Wednesday: Kettering Schools.
Thursday: Springboro Schools.
Friday: Beavercreek Schools.
Saturday: Oakwood Schools.
WHIO REPORTS SPECIAL
Also, watch a special edition of WHIO Reports with Jim Otte on Sunday, Oct. 20. Tune to Channel 7 at 11:30 a.m. for a conversation with school leaders from Huber Heights, Kettering and Springboro.
We contacted more than 400 candidates for our online voters guide. Learn more about the issues and candidates on the Nov. 5 ballot at vote.daytondailynews.com
Brookville City Schools District Profile
Levy details: The district is seeking a 4.8 mill operating levy, which will cost the home owner of a $100,000 an additional $14 a month.
Total year-end enrollment: 1,465
State report card indicators met for 2012-13: 24 out of 24
Previous state report card ratings: Excellent with Distinction for 2011-12. No overall ranking for 2012-13 until 2015.
Administrators’ average salary: $70,798.13 (state average is $76,654.09)
Classroom teachers’ average salary: $58,069.62 (state average is $58,119.74)
Expenditure per pupil: $9,383.73
Revenue per pupil: $8,595.36
Source: Ohio Department of Education, fiscal year 2012 data