INTERACTIVE: Compare the FY 2017-18 tax rates of every school district in the Austin area

Austin-area school districts have approved tax rates for the coming fiscal year.

Austin-area school districts have approved tax rates for the coming fiscal year.

During the month of August, local school districts approved tax rates for the 2017-18 fiscal year. The following map compares each district's adopted tax rates for FY 2017-18 with those in FY 2016-17.

A district's maintenance and operations tax rate, or M&O, represents the tax revenue used for school operations, while a district's interest and sinking rate, or I&S, represents debt services. Tax rates listed are per $100 of valuation.


The following graph compares the total tax rate for FY 2017-18 for each area school district.


*Round Rock ISD board of trustees is scheduled to take action on the tax rate Sept. 21. The data in the graph represents the district's proposed tax rate.
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By Nicholas Cicale

Nick was born in Long Island, New York and grew up in South Florida. He graduated from Florida State University in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in writing and a minor in music. Nick was a journalist for three years at the St. James Plaindealer in Minnesota before moving to Austin to join Community Impact Newspaper in 2016.


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