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Support Our Students

Steilacoom Historical School District No. 1

What does the levy support?


  • Transport students safely to and from school

  • Provide additional educational services for students with special needs

  • Pay for qualified substitute teachers

  • Pay for educational technology students need to succeed tomorrow

  • Pay for keeping schools and grounds SAFE, functional and clean

  • Pay for staff training and Professional Development

  • Pay for all student programs and activities

  • Reduce class size

What if the levy failed?


  • Larger Classes in All Schools

  • Fewer Teachers and Para-Educators

  • Cutbacks on Athletics and Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Cutbacks in Fine Arts Programs (e.g. Band and Choir)

  • Cutbacks in Field Trips and Educational Enrichment

  • Outdated Instructional Materials

When is the election?


Ballots are due on Election Day February 8, 2022

Is there a senior citizen exemption?


Yes, if senior citizens meet certain eligibility requirement. For additional information contact: Pierce County Assessor-Treasurers Office - Senior Citizen and Disabled Person Property Tax Exemption or 253-798-2169.

What is the Educational Programs and Operations Levy?


The Educational Programs and Operations (EP&O) Levy is the only locally approved ballot measure that directly pays for classroom and operational needs such as transportation, safety and security, special education, curriculum, extra-curricular activities and staff.