Montco School Tax Comparison Update
The district has made a big deal that other districts in the County
have had to raise school taxes. For example, this slide from the 6/2/15 Finance Committee Meeting:
Lest you worry that the other districts may catch up to Cheltenham-- having the dubious honor of the highest school tax rate in the county--- the chart shown below of all Montgomery County municipal school taxes as a percentage of Cheltenham's (as of 6/14/2015) shows they have much catching up to do.
The top 5 rates below Cheltenham are:
|Tax Rank||Municipality||Tax on $143K Median||Mills||% of Cheltenham Tax|
|5||West/East Norriton & Norristown||$4658||32.5720||73.17%|