The Warren County R-III and Wright City R-II school districts in Missouri set their tax rates that residents and businesses will pay in 2023.
The Warren County R-III and Wright City R-II school boards both recently approved their tax rate for the 2023-2024 school year.
The Warren County R-III Board of Education voted to approve their tax rate for the 2023-2024 school year at $4.2793. The levy is an increase of $0.0078 from the 2022-2023 tax rate. The estimated yearly cost per $100,000 house is $1.48.
The total increase comes in the general fund, where the rate for the general fund for the 2023-2024 school year is $3.5476. The general fund tax levy in the 2022-2023 school year was $3.5398.
The district’s capital projects and debt service levies remain the same. The capital projects levy will remain at $0.0814. The district’s debt service levy will remain at $0.6503. This is the debt service levy rate the district will use when they seek approval in April to build a new elementary school. Warren County R-III district voters will need to approve the no tax rate increase bond issue for the district to proceed with building the school.
The Wright City R-II Board of Education voted to approve leaving their tax rate at $4.4487 for the 2023-2024 school year. The total tax rate remains the same as it was during the 2022-2023 school year.
The 2023-2024 tax rate will include increases to the levy in both the general fund and debt service fund. After levying at $2.76 in the general fund in the 2022-2023 school year, the district will levy $3.2289 for the upcoming school year. The district’s debt service levy slightly increased from $0.99 to $1.01. The district’s levy in the capital projects fund decreased from $0.70 to $0.21.