Ohio School Funding Quiz

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Ohio School Funding Quiz

A fun quiz to test your knowledge of Ohio school funding issues.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ohio school levies are calculated based on mills.  What is a mill?
    • A. 

      $1.00 per $100.000 of assessed property value

    • B. 

      $1.00 per $10,000 of assessed property value

    • C. 

      $ 1.00 per $1,000 of assessed property value

    • D. 

      Property tax calculation based on the old grits mill "toll" charged for the grain brought to the mill for grinding.

  • 2. 
    What is outside millage?
    • A. 

      The square footage around the old grits mill

    • B. 

      Millage calculated outside the city district

    • C. 

      Millage voted upon by the public

    • D. 

      Millage not voted upon by the public

  • 3. 
    What is inside millage?
    • A. 

      The interior square footage multiplied by the tax

    • B. 

      Millage levied with out a vote by the public

    • C. 

      Millage calculated inside the city district

  • 4. 
    What percentage of true market value is the assessed value of property in Ohio?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      15%

    • C. 

      35%

  • 5. 
    What is phantom revenue?
    • A. 

      Revenue sharing ponzi scheme

    • B. 

      Eric Destler's annual salary

    • C. 

      Investment revenue shortfall due to the recession

    • D. 

      Property tax revenue credited to the school district by the funding formula but never actually received