Saratoga Union School District Core Academic Programs Parcel Tax Measure BOn May 8, 2012, voters approved the Measure B
Parcel Tax assessment of $68 per parcel per year. The tax expires
after 8 years. The tax is assessed against each parcel of taxable land
in the school district. A parcel is defined as any parcel of land which
lies wholly or partially within the boundaries of Saratoga Union School
District, and receives a separate tax bill for property taxes from the
Santa Clara County Assessor/Tax Collector's Office.
The Parcel Tax proceeds help ensure reliable funding that cannot be taken away from the state. Parcel tax funds will:
- Protect outstanding core academic programs in reading, writing, math and science
- Retain highly qualified teachers
- Support hand-on science classes for all grades
- Help protect the number of instructional days in a school year
- Provide classroom books and instructional materials, including classroom technology
proceeds are used for administrative salaries and benefits. Exemptions
are available for senior citizens and recipients of SSI for a
The students and staff of Saratoga Union School District greatly appreciate the support of the community and voters.
Parcel Tax Exemption Forms
exemptions from the Saratoga Union School District parcel tax are
available. Exemption forms may be picked up at the SUSD Business Office
located at 20460 Forrest Hills Drive in Saratoga, or you may download them below:
Questions about Exemption Forms? Please contact Kimmie McNulty at firstname.lastname@example.org or (408) 867-3424, x209#
Parcel Tax Oversight Committee
The Oversight Committee will hold its first meeting on Friday,
January 13, 2017 at 9 a.m. in the District Office Large Conference Room,
20460 Forrest Hills Drive, Saratoga, CA. 95070. Members of the public
are welcome to attend.
One of SUSD’s commitments is to
maintain accountability and transparency with all expenditures of Measure B
dollars. A key component of that commitment is maintaining an independent
Oversight Committee that is to annually review the District’s compliance with
the terms of Measure B. The committee is designed to include parents/guardians
as well as Saratoga community members.
The Saratoga Union School District Board of Trustees thanks Saratoga community members who are willing to serve on the Measure B Parcel Tax Oversight Committee. Current Committee members are:
- Amika Antoniades- Rao (new)
- Rita Cao (new)
- Jill Hunter (returning)
- Sandeep Jain (new)
- Ming Lei (returning)
- Jeff Pangborn (new)
- Maysam Sadeghi (returning)
For more information about service on this committee, please see the Board Bylaw.