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2020-2021 budget information

| May 21, 2020

At the May 18 Solanco School Board meeting, Solanco Business Manager Sandy Tucker announced that adoption of the district’s final 2020-2021 budget will be deferred until the school board meeting on June 15 (final budget approval had originally been expected on June 1). The deferred approval date will provide Tucker with additional time to review potential new […]

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2020-2021 budget development information

| April 22, 2020

The Solanco School Board has approved a proposed final budget for the 2020-2021 school year. The budget is available for public review, call 717.940.1513. While the $62.2-million proposed budget currently contains no property tax increase, it does have a $5.6-million deficit, primarily due to the coronavirus pandemic and the decrease it has caused in Solanco’s […]

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Solanco’s 2020-2021 budget development process

Solanco’s 2020-2021 budget development process

| December 17, 2019

The Solanco School Board has approved the advertising and posting of the proposed preliminary 2020-2021 district budget. The Pennsylvania Department of Education has established an Act 1 rate that would enable Solanco to increase real estate taxes by 3.1 percent. While Solanco may request exceptions that would enable a tax increase higher than 3.1-percent, at […]

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Solanco wins distinguished award for financial reporting and accountability

Solanco wins distinguished award for financial reporting and accountability

| August 27, 2019

Once again, Solanco business officials have earned the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO). The award honors Solanco’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, which ASBO says clearly demonstrates Solanco’s commitment to financial transparency and high standards for financial reporting. In the photo […]

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Solanco’s proposed preliminary 2019-2020 budget

| December 19, 2018

The budget development process for the 2019-2020 school year is well underway. Following are upcoming school board meeting dates that are expected to include action on the budget: January 7: Approval of advertising and posting of the proposed preliminary budget. February 4: School board adoption of the preliminary budget. April 15: Approval of advertising and […]

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Solanco’s daily and hourly educational costs

Solanco’s daily and hourly educational costs

| January 26, 2018

An annual audit of the Solanco School District by Trout, Ebersole and Groff has determined that the cost of education in Solanco during the 2016-2017 school year was $82.90 per student per day. The hourly cost was $10.36 per student per hour for an eight-hour day in 2016-2017. The costs include student transportation, food service, […]

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Solanco budget information

| January 12, 2018

The Solanco School Board has approved the advertising and posting of the proposed preliminary 2018-2019 district budget. The proposed $59,033,628 budget includes a 3.20% tax increase, which would translate to an increase of $32.46 for each $100,000 in assessed value. Residents are reminded that 2018 is a reassessment year, and there will be individual variations […]

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Reassessment information from the Solanco School District

| May 11, 2017

Property owners in the Solanco School District should have received a Preliminary Property Assessment Notice that has been mailed by the Lancaster County Property Assessment Office. Anyone who has not received the notice or may have misplaced it should watch for a final notice which is expected to be mailed in early June. Solanco “Revenue Neutral.” The […]

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