Posted: 5:43 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012
By Margo Rutledge Kissell
VANDALIA-BUTLER CITY SCHOOLS
Levy details: 6.99-mill continuing levy for current operating expenses and permanent improvements. It would cost the owner of a $100,000 home about $214 per year and generate $3.9 million annually.
Year-end enrollment: 3,206
State report card indicators met for 2011-12: 24 of 25.
Previous state report card ratings: “Excellent” for 2010-11, 2009-10, 2008-09, 2007-08, 2006-07.
Administrators’ average salary: $82,727 (State average $76,037)
Classroom teachers’ average salary: $59,910 (State average: $57,904)
Expenditure per pupil: $11,929
Revenue per pupil: $10,214
Source: Ohio Department of Education, fiscal year 2011
Tune in to WHIO Reports Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on Channel 7 and at 8 a.m. on Newstalkradio WHIO 95.7 FM and AM 1290 for a special report on school issues. We will talk with school superintendents whose districts have issues on the Nov. 6 ballot. WHIO’s Jim Otte will interview school leaders from Beavercreek, Fairborn, Huber Heights, Vandalia-Butler and West Carrollton. The show also will have information about the Dayton Metro Library levy.
GOING IN-DEPTH ON LOCAL SCHOOL ISSUES
This is the fourth in a series looking at school districts asking voters in our area for more money on Nov. 6. Our reporters are investigating these districts’ finances to help you make an informed decision.
Here’s other school levy coverage coming up:
Oct. 16: Beavercreek
Oct. 18: Huber Heights
Oct. 23: Valley View
Oct. 25: Yellow Springs
Oct. 30: Centerville
Nov. 1: Jefferson Twp.
Nov. 3: Other schools asking for renewal levies and a recap on all of the school issues.
Levy analyses for West Carrollton, Fairborn and Xenia school districts were published earlier this month.
They can be found online at www.DaytonDailyNews.com/election.