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    Educational Program and Operations Replacement Levy

    The Auburn School District board of directors unanimously approved placing a four-year Educational Program and Operations Replacement Levy on the February 11 ballot. The levy will collect $37.7 million in 2021; $41.1 million in 2022; $45 million in 2023 and $49.2 million in 2024. The total tax rate will remain stable.

    This levy will replace the 2016 levy that expires in 2020. The Educational Program and Operations Replacement Levy provides 10% of the Auburn School District's budget.


    Here's what the Educational Program and Operations levy pays for:

    • All athletics and activities, including band, orchestra, choir, drama, 5th grade junior olympics, Camp Auburn and robotics.
    • Career & College Readiness activities.
    • $8 million for special education funding not provided by the state.
    • Family Engagements staff and activities.
    • Extended Learning Opportunities.


    The levy also pays for extra staffing in the categories below that are inadequately funded by the state:

    EP&O Funds Uses Chart


    Tax Rate Table for EP&O Replacement Levy


    King and Pierce County conduct all elections through mail-in ballots only. For voter registration visit www.kingcounty.gov/elections or in Pierce County www.co.pierce.wa.us/elections. Special exemption: Anyone 61 years of age or older or those who are 100% disabled from work may be exempt from voted levies and bonds.

    For more information email levy2020@auburn.wednet.edu or call 253-931-4930.