About the Families and Education Levy

The Families and Education Levy will invest $235 million over seven years

Background


The Families and Education Levy is ...

  • A property tax levy approved by Seattle voters in 2011, with funding awarded from school year 2012-13 through 2018-19
  • Administered by the City's Office for Education — distinct from, but in collaboration with, the Seattle School District
  • Accountable to a community Levy Oversight Committee and the Seattle City Council
  • Built on previous levies approved in 1990, 1997, and 2004

Levy Supported Programs