Proposition 9, the district's Replacement Educational Programs & Operations Levy, will be on the Aug. 2nd Primary & Special Election ballot

Local levy funding makes up the difference between what it costs to offer comprehensive educational and student support programs and what the state education funding formula provides. Much of what the levy pays for is people, who have a tremendous impact on students' experiences while at school.

Levy dollars are the difference

Local levy funds pay for:

  • Teachers and staff

  • Special education staff and services

  • Classroom technology, including hardware, software, service, and support

  • School supplies

  • Extracurricular activities, including athletics, performing arts, Cispus Outdoor School, and


  • Facilities, maintenance, and operations

  • Professional development for staff

  • Student transportation

  • Community Education programs

  • The Family Resource Center

  • and more!

Information Night Presentation

On Tuesday, June 28th, we hosted a Levy Information Night at the Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center. You can view the presentation below.

What's the difference between a bond and a levy?

Watch this 2-minute video to learn about the key differences!

How does Ridgefield's school tax rate compare with other school districts in Clark County?

Ridgefield’s total school tax rate is $3.00 per $1,000 in assessed valuation, which is the second-lowest in the region. The average total school tax rate for neighboring K-12 school districts in the region is $3.60 per $1,000 of assessed valuation. Please see the chart below for the tax rates of each of the nine K-12 school districts in Clark County.

School tax rates in Clark County

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some frequently asked questions about the replacement levy to help inform you about this important ballot measure. Click on the +/- symbol on the right to open/close each answer section.