Tax Effort, Mill Levies, and Fiscal Capacity

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2020-21

The Colorado School Finance Project (CSFP) created several reports about Colorado’s School District Tax Effort and Fiscal Capacity for 2020-21. It is important to note that school districts have no control over what 1 mill can raise.

February 2021

2019-20

The Colorado School Finance Project (CSFP) created several reports about Colorado’s School District Tax Effort and Fiscal Capacity for 2019-20. It is important to note that school districts have no control over what 1 mill can raise.

February 2020

2018-19

The Colorado School Finance Project (CSFP) created several reports about Colorado’s School District Tax Effort and Fiscal Capacity for 2018-19. It is important to note that school districts have no control over what 1 mill can raise. March 2019

2017-18

The Colorado School Finance Project’s (CSFP) created several reports about Colorado’s School District Tax Effort and Fiscal Capacity for 2017-18. It is important to note that school districts have no control over what 1 mill can raise. February 2019

2016

2016: The Colorado School Finance Project recently (2016) completed a review of school district Tax Effort and Fiscal Capacity. It’s important to note that school districts have no control over what 1 mill can raise. The range for what 1 mill can raise is from a low of about $4,000 to a high of $13,000,000. The range for what 1 mill can raise per student is a low of about $20 to a high of $3,000.

2015-16
  • It is important to note that school districts have no control over what 1 mill can raise. The range for what 1 mill can raise is from a low of about $4,000 to a high of $13,000,000. The range for what 1 mill can raise per student is a low of about $20 to a high of $3,000.
  • One page Tax Effort / Fiscal Capacity District highlight - comparing the differences between what 1 mill can raise in 6 districts.
  • One page Tax Effort / Fiscal Capacity highlight per student - comparing the difference between what 1 mill can raise per student in 6 districts.
  • Tax Effort and Fiscal Capacity Report for all districts - includes Total Program Mills, Bond Mills, Total Override Mills, and Total Mills.