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Proposed 2017-18 School Budget

Budget total: $81,400,312

Spending increase: $957,407   +1.19%

Tax levy increase: $1,131,872 +0.41%

Budget Vote Information

Tuesday, May 16

Niskayuna High School

7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

On the ballot: Proposed budget; bus purchase proposition; and two seats on the Board of Eduation


2016-17 School Budget

Budget total: $80,442,905

Spending increase: $2,357,752 (+3.02%)

Tax levy increase: $224,177 (+0.41%)

View the complete 2016-17 budget book [Large PDF file - 2,180KB]

Your Schools budget newsletter [PDF]

Budget development calendar/archive


School Budget Information

Current and prior year's budget documents

Glossary of budget terms

Audited financial statements

New York State School Report Card

Tax rate information

District financial statements

Board Audit Committee webpage

Employee contracts

New York State's Tax Levy Cap

Understanding New York's STAR program [PDF]

Understanding your school tax bill [PDF]


Niskayuna's income tax code: 439

School Budget Information

School budget vote is Tuesday, May 16 at Niskayuna High School

Community to decide on $81.4 million budget proposal, Board of Education election and bus purchase proposition

At its meeting on April 11, the Board of Education adopted an $81.4 million school budget proposal for the 2017-18 school year. The budget continues all current student programs, supports many ongoing initiatives, and includes the overall addition of five teaching positions across the three levels, primarily to help manage class sizes. Read more...

Also on the ballot:


Learn more about the Proposed budget

upcoming budget activities & Meetings

Monday, May 1 - Community Budget Forum: Niskayuna Town Hall, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 2 - Meet the Candidates Night: Van Antwerp MS Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, May 2 - Budget newsletter mailed to residents

Wednesday, May 3 - Community Budget Forum: Niskayuna Town Library, 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 3 - Budget statement and attachments available in all school/district offices

Tuesday, May 9
- Budget Hearing (at Board Meeting): District Office Board Room, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - Budget Notice Mailed to Eligible Voter; Last Day for Absentee Ballots to be Requested if Ballot is to be Mailed  

Thursday, May 11 - Community Budget Forum: District Office Board Room, 6:30 p.m.

Friday, May 12 - Community Budget Forum: Niskayuna Town Library, 11 a.m.

Monday, May 15 - Last day for absentee ballots to be requested if picking up in person

Tuesday, May 16:
School Budget Vote, Board of Education Election & Bus Purchase Proposition Voting is at Niskayuna High School from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.