From Press of AC & Beachcomber News: Brigantine’s Board of School Estimate passed a school budget that includes a tax rate increase of 18 percent. Despite a 2 percent decrease in the district’s actual budget for the 2014-15 school year, calculations by the state Department of Education put the tax rate at 48.8 cents per $100 of property value.
The Brigantine school district is planning to spend $171,700 in capital projects.
- Stainless steel door access ($4700)
- Exterior LED lights ($60,000)
- LED lighting for Middle School gym ($60,000)
- Carpet ($13,500)
- Exhaust fans on roof ($10,000)
The Per Pupil Cost Calculation:
- $15,889 (2011-2012)
- $16,266 (2012-2013)
- $19,100 (2013-2014)
- $19,373 (2014-2015)
732 students enrolled this fall compared to 735 last year.