Unlike bonds which pay for new buildings and facilities, levies pay for critical educational programs and services.
Woodland’s replacement levy fills the 12-15% funding gap between what the Washington state legislature funds and what local schools ACTUALLY NEED to provide high-quality educational programs.
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The local levy pays for...
76% of our staff who keep our technology infrastructure and tools working
38% of our staff who keep floors vacuumed, windows washed, and lunchrooms clean
43% of our staff who keep the lawns mowed, buildings painted, Heating Systems running, and facilities repaired.
19% of all costs associated with keeping students nourished
35% of district-level administrative and support staff
72% of our Basic Ed Paraprofessional, health room, and Program Specialist Staff
100% of extracurricular, arts, music and athletic programs
61% of our school nurses
78% of our substitute costs
23% of our Yale School Staff
11% of our Woodland Middle School Staff
21% of our Woodland High School Staff
100% of Programs like PASS at WHS, and the Family Community Resources Center.
12% of our total Special Education expenditures (about $600,000)