Tyler ISD Spending – Local, State & Federal Taxes
Total actual disbursements for FY 2010-2011 (all funds) $167,514,586
Total actual disbursements for FY 2011-2012 (all funds) $214,924,359
Total Budgeted Funds for 2012-2013: $195,067,363
Sources: TEA website and Tyler ISD budget posted online
This May, Tyler ISD voters are being asked to vote on a school bond proposition, which, if passed, will increase our current outstanding school district debt from $231.5 million to $485.6 million. The bond package is $160.5 million and the financing cost (interest) is an additional $93.6 million for a total cost of $254.1 million for this bond package. Source: Tyler ISD bond financing documents
Summed up, the Tyler ISD District exhibits a high rate of spending per student with mediocre results.
Source: Comptroller’s FAST report
Did you know TISD was below both the state & Region 7 in college readiness for the 2011-2012 academic year? In fact, at least since 2004, TISD has always been several points below both state & region in college readiness in both Math & English Language arts. [Source: Texas Education Agency website] Both high schools are rated academically unacceptable.