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Tax Rate Notification

Public school taxes involve two figures, which divide the school district budget into two “buckets.” The first bucket is the Maintenance and Operations budget (M&O), which funds daily costs and recurring or consumable expenditures such as teacher and staff salaries, supplies, food, gas and utilities. Approximately 85 percent of the district’s M&O budget goes to teacher and staff salaries. The second bucket is the Interest and Sinking budget (I&S), also known as Debt Service, and that is used to repay debt for longer-term capital improvements approved by voters through bond elections.

Currently, Mansfield ISD’s I&S tax rate is $0.49, and the M&O tax rate is $0.9564 for a total tax rate of $1.4464 per $100 of certified property value. The table below shows the district’s tax rate for five years.

TAX Year



Total Tax Rate

2020 $0.9564 $0.4900 $1.4464
2019 $0.9700 $0.4900 $1.4600





2017 $1.0400 $0.5000 $1.5400