Cuero School District trustees met last week for formally adopt a tax rate and budget for the new school year.
This new budget includes expenses totalling $22 million, up about $3 million from the past school year.
The new tax rate is $1.37707 per $100 valuation compared to the current rate of $1.10403.
The largest portion of the expenses will be in instruction which will total $12.4 million. That is up about $2.6 million over the current budget.
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