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Rye School Budget Vote is Tuesday

The Rye school budget vote is this Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

Polls are open 7am until 9pm at the Rye Middle School (3 Parsons Street).


Here are the point made by the Friends of Rye City School District in support of the school budget. What do you think? Leave a comment below.

From Friends of Rye City School District:

Rye schools are fiscally strong and responsible…
Aaa Moody’s rating
Lowest tax rate of any peer school district and the 2nd lowest in the entire county
Lowest cost per student compared to all but 6 of 40 districts in Westchester

Rye schools enjoy a national and international reputation for excellence…
U.S. News and World Report again ranks Rye as a “Gold Medal” School:
#3 in New York State and #4 in the Nation among all open enrollment schools
(schools required to accept all students in their zip code)
#15 in New York State and #90 in the Nation among all schools
(including Charter and Magnet Schools imposing admission criteria)

Rye schools produce an accomplished student body…
Impressive List of College Admissions Every Year
229 Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars
141 RHS National Honor Society Inductees
168 Juniors Honored as RHS Scholars
5 National Merit Finalists
16 National Merit Commended Students
6 National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholars
NYSPHSAA School of Distinction: Scholar/Athlete Status for All Teams/Seasons 2015-2016
140 Students Honored at the Annual RHS Arts Awards Dinner
Proven Excellence in A Cappella, Chorus and Band
Proven Excellence in Graphic and Performing Arts
Premier Science Facilities and Project Lead the Way Engineering Programming
Writing Mentor Program Distinction and Yearbook All American Honors

Rye home values are high…
Everyone wants to live here…and nothing keeps our home values higher than our strong schools!

Rye has about 10,000 registered voters.
Over 20 years and 26 school referendum votes, on average, more than 60% of registered voters did not vote.
Last May:
More than 84% of registered voters did not vote at all.
This means less than 16% of registered voters voted.
Men voted 20% less frequently than women.


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