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Supplemental Levy Renewal Facts & Information

What is the Supplemental Levy Renewal?

  • The supplemental levy is a renewable, voter-approved levy that generates funds a school district can use to support local operating costs.
  • For the 2021-2022 school year, the Supplemental Levy funded approximately 11% of PCSD 25's operating costs.
  • Funds are utilized to deliver K-12 education to more than 12,000 learners who live in the boundaries of the Pocatello/Chubbuck School District 25.

Proposed Levy

  • If passed, the Supplemental Levy will provide $8.25 million in funding per year for two years.
  • The levy amount requested by PCSD 25 is a decrease from $9.25 million, which represented a $2 million cost savings to taxpayers over two years.
  • The levy funding is a fixed amount. If passed, the school district will receive the fixed amount of funding, which is not dependent on property values increasing or decreasing overall in Bannock County.

What Will I See on the Ballot?

Supplemental Levy Ballot
  • Salaries and benefits to recruit and retain qualified teachers, paraprofessionals, administration, support and coaching staff: $5,420,000
  • Day-to-day operations of local PCSD 25 public schools: $850,000
  • Special Education services and equipment: $830,000
  • Instructional technology, classroom equipment, and staff: $720,000
  • Transportation, Buses, salaries and benefits: $455,000

What is Not Covered by the Levy?

  • Maintenance and upkeep of the PCSD 25 facilities.
    • Those are funded by the School Plant Facilities Levy which was passed in March 2020.

How Will the Levy Impact Me?

Approximate cost to homeowners:

If passed, the Supplemental Levy will provide $8.25 million in funding per year for two years. The established annual cost to taxpayers reflects the total per $100,000 taxable value based on the estimated levy rate.

Supplemental Levy Approximate Cost to Homeowners
First page of the PDF file: SD25SupplementalLevy_85X11_forK-12

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VOTE ON TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2023

Polls open from 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. 

Voters must vote at their residential precinct location.

Early Voting 

Walk-in early voting begins Monday, February 27 and ends Friday, March 10. The Bannock County Election Office is adjacent to the Bannock County Courthouse.

A Few More Facts:

  • This is not a new tax
  • Renewal of an existing levy that has been community-supported for 60+ years
  • Local support for local learners
  • Asks citizens for additional property tax dollars to support the operation of local schools
  • Requires a simple majority to pass

About PCSD 25

Founded in 1887, the Pocatello/Chubbuck School District 24 is Idaho's 5th largest school district, serving:

12,000+ Learners

1,700 Staff Members

13 Elementary Schools

4 Middle Schools 

3 High Schools

1 Alternate School

1 Early Learning Center