The Royse City ISD Administration and School Board also know that taking care of taxpayer dollars is paramount. In 2019, 2020 and 2021, the school board approved a tax rate decrease totalling more than 22 cents - saving a $300,000 homeowner about $600 per year. The Royse City ISD approved Bond 2018 and Bond 2021 to address rapid student enrollment growth with a ZERO INCREASE TO THE PROPERTY TAX RATE. Current and projected property value growth within the district allows Royse City ISD to fund the approved projects.
Tax Rate Reduction History
ROYSE CITY ISD TAX RATE DECREASES BY MORE THAN 22 CENTS OVER 3 YEARS
In August of 2020, the Royse City ISD School Board approved the adoption of a tax rate of $1.4429 for the fiscal year of 2022-2023. This is a reduction of more than 22 cents since 2018 and down .0174 cents from the previous fiscal year. You can find financial information and transparency at https://www.rcisd.org/finance.
Royse City ISD's tax rate of $1.4429 has decreased by more than 22 cents since 2018
Royse City ISD's tax rate did not and will not increase as a result of the Bond 2021Projects
Royse City ISD will exceed 15,000 students by 2030
More than 13,300 future residential lots are within Royse City ISD
Royse City ISD Finance Office Earns Award of Merit
The Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO) has released a list of 53 educational organizations in the state who are recognized for following best practices in the area of purchasing operations. Royse City ISD made the list for a fourth consecutive year in a row.
“The Award of Merit was created to recognize Texas school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, and education service centers that are committed to following professional standards in the acquisition of goods and services. It is an honor to recognize them,” said TASBO Executive Director Tracy Ginsburg.
The Royse City ISD Finance Team, and specifically Purchasing Director Angel McCrary, will be honored at a reception in February at the TASBO annual conference.
About the honor, Royse City ISD Chief Financial Officer Byron Bryant said, “This is a direct result of the hard work and knowledge of our team and Angel McCrary. The consistency in earning this distinction is outstanding and serves as a good signal to the taxpayers of the financial operations of our great district.”