2015-16 PER PUPIL revenue limits BY SENATE DISTRICT
Revenue limits for school districts were established in the early 1990s, and are comprised of state aid and local property taxes. Once a district's state aid amount is determined, the locally-elected school board decides how much it will levy in the form of local property taxes - it cannot exceed its district's unique state-imposed revenue limit. The charts below summarize each district's per pupil revenue limit. Parents and community members statewide are beginning to question observed inequities - they are asking why a student in a neighboring district is valued higher or lower than a child in their district. The Wisconsin Association of School Boards (Resolution 17.07) supports Increasing revenue limits to allow the state’s lowest spending districts an opportunity to catch up with higher revenue districts. In 2015-16, the average revenue limit was $10,312 per pupil. For more information on revenue limits, see Informational Paper #12, Wisconsin Legislative Fiscal Bureau.
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