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Ladue School District Levy Increase (April 2012)

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A Ladue School District Levy Increase measure was on the April 3, 2012 ballot in the Ladue school district area which is in St. Louis County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 4,754 (52.77%)Approveda
  • NO 4,255 (47.23%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current district levy by a rate of $.49 per $100 of assessed value in order to further pay for education program costs, transportation, salaries and maintenance and operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Board of Education of the School District of the City of Ladue, St. Louis County, Missouri be authorized to increase the operating tax levy of the District by $0.49 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation for the purpose of paying for costs of educational programs, school supplies and equipment, student transportation, employee salaries, utilities, maintaining existing facilities, and other operational expenses of the District and to eliminate fully the sales tax reduction in its operating tax levy for school purposes as provided under Section 164.013 RSMo.? If this proposition is approved, the adjusted operating levy of the District is estimated to be $3.24 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation for each class of property.[3]


  1. St Louis County Elections, April Election Results
  2. St. Louis County Elections, April Candidates and Issues List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.