Property taxes are the largest source of funding for Texas public schools. More than half (52 percent) of the funds for public schools in our state are generated by local property taxes.

What determines whether or not your school district is wealthy?
The value of all the property located within your school district determines how “wealthy” it is. Different types of property are considered:

  • Residences
  • Businesses
  • Natural resources (such as oil and minerals)