The new 2015 school bond may not be a large
for Wichita Falls residents, according to school officials. School Board members for the Wichita Falls Independent School District say the $59.5 million bond proposal would require taxpayers to pay the same amount they were paying two years ago.
In the 2013-2014 school years, taxpayers were paying $1.20 toward education. In 2014-2015, those tax rates decreased to $1.13. If the new bond passes taxes would end up costing $1.22.
"I do think it would be a good idea for them," said Wichita Falls resident Phillip McWhorter. "It's a good stepping stone. It will help kids get educated better for the future."
The $59.5 million bond would go toward different areas across the district: