Budget Archive

2020-21

Queensbury residents approved the district’s $67.6 million budget for 2020-21 by a vote of 2,681 to 1,263. 

The approved budget has a tax levy increase of 2.98%, a spending increase of 3.32% and preserves the programs and services currently provided in Queensbury schools.

By a vote of 2,694 to 1,244, voters passed a $533,000 bus proposition to purchase four 72-passenger school buses, which will replace four older buses and maintain a 10-year replacement cycle.

  • Budget: $67,563,088
  • Budget change: $2,169,039 (3.32%)
  • Tax levy change: $1,049,241 (2.98%)

2019-20

Queensbury residents approved the district’s $65.4 million budget for 2019-20 by a vote of 775 to 230. 

The approved budget has a tax levy increase of 2.96%, a spending increase of 3.29% and preserves the programs and services currently provided in Queensbury schools. Two infrastructure projects were also part of the the budget: the repair of the Queensbury Elementary School’s library roof, and improvements to the district’s security systems in each building, including video cameras, public announcement systems and keycard access on entry points.

By a vote of 804 to 203, voters passed a $466,247 proposition to purchase four 72-passenger school buses, which will replace four older buses and maintain a 10-year replacement cycle.

  • Budget: $65,394,049
  • Budget change: $2,084,212 (3.29%)
  • Tax levy change: $1,012,241 (2.96%)

2018-19

Queensbury Union Free School District residents approved a $63,309,837 budget that will maintain the K-12 education program for Queensbury students in 2018-19. Voters also approved a $488,740 proposition to purchase one 72-passenger school bus and three 42-passenger wheelchair buses. 

  • Budget: $63,309,837
  • Budget change: $478,090 (0.76%)
  • Tax levy change: $966,998 (2.91%)

2017-18

Queensbury residents approved a $62,831,747 budget proposal for the 2017-18 school year. They also approved a $700,000 proposition for the purchase of two 42-passenger buses and four 72-passenger buses. 

  • Budget: $62,831,747
  • Budget change: $3,635,613 (6.14%)
  • Tax levy change: $933,378 (2.89%)

2016-17

Queensbury Union Free School District voters passed a $59,196,134 budget proposal for the 2016-17 school year by a vote of 784 to 225. The school budget will maintain current programs and services for students as well as the current staffing level.

Voters also passed a $944,405 proposition to purchase six 72-passenger school buses and two 42-passenger school buses by a vote of 794 to 213. The district will maintain its current fleet size, trade in aging buses and receive state transportation aid.

  • Budget: $59,196,134
  • Budget change: $2,471,864 (4.36%)
  • Tax levy change: $913,306 (2.91%)