Wednesday , 18 May 2022

North Ridgeville City Schools: Issue 6

“I have been a strong supporter of the North Ridgeville City Schools for many years and continue to be so. The last time they asked for new money, they made a promise that they wouldn’t ask for another ten years. They kept their promise and now after ten years they have returned for an operating levy. As we all know, costs and expenses have increased greatly over the past ten years and I support their request and I will vote for their levy on election day.”

– Mayor Kevin Corcoran, City of North Ridgeville

  • The North Ridgeville City Schools student enrollment has increased over 10% in the last 5 years (4,169 to 4,678 since 2016-2017). A new operating levy on the ballot on May 3, 2022, will enable the continuation of current academic programming, educational offerings, and will assist the district with its continued rapid enrollment.
  • Keeps pace with student learning and technology needs
  • Allows for the continuation of retaining and hiring high-quality educators
  • Funds the maintenance of school facilities
  • The operating levy is 4.9 mills, costing homeowners $14.16 per month on a $100,000 house. Will raise $5,600,000 per year for 10 years.
  • The North Ridgeville City Schools has not asked for new operating funds from the community since 2012, a 10-year promise the district kept.
  • The North Ridgeville City Schools has the second lowest school district tax rate for residents in Lorain County.

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