Wantagh Board of Education
Adopts 2014-15 School Budget
During the April 10 public meeting, the Board of Education adopted a proposed 2014-15 school budget totaling $75,481,754 with a tax levy of $56,895,906. The proposed spending plan realizes a $1,307,129 (1.76 percent) budget-to-budget increase in spending over the approved 2013-14 budget and remains $188,697 below the allowable 2.33 percent tax levy cap, or at 1.99 percent.
The Board of Education encourages the community to become informed voters by reading the budget presentations on the district’s website at www.wantaghschools.org. In the next several weeks, households will receive a newsletter dedicated to the adopted 2014-15 school budget. The community is also encouraged to attend the district’s budget hearing on Thursday, May 8 at 8 p.m. in Wantagh High School’s auditorium.