South Orangetown Central School District

The South Orangetown Central School District 2024-25 school budget passed with nearly 75% of the vote on May 21. The 2024-25 budget totals $110,595,035 and reflects a 1.5% tax levy increase, which is within the maximum allowable tax levy.

In addition, voters approved Proposition 2 to establish and fund a new capital reserve fund and Proposition 3, which authorizes the use of existing capital reserve funds to remove and replace two boilers at Tappan Zee High School.

Dawn Kitz was elected to the Board of Education. Her three-year term begins July 1, 2024 and concludes June 30, 2027.

The unofficial* Board election results are as follows (candidates listed in order they appeared on the ballot):
Marissa Squitieri: 124
Dawn Kitz: 1065
Jenny Liz Sanchez: 1039

*Please note that the Rockland County Board of Elections certifies the results of school district votes and board elections.