• In November 2023, voters living within Gilbert Public Schools boundaries will decide a proposed 15% budget override continuation. The current 15% override has been in place since 2020. Unless re-authorized, this override will begin to expire school year 2025/26. The requested 15% budget override continuation would provide approximately $35.8 million per year for 5 years.


2023 15% Budget Override Continuation FAQS

  • Didn’t Gilbert Public Schools just put an override in place?

  • Why is our district asking voters to approve a 15% Budget Override Continuation?

  • Why is GPS requesting an Override Continuation in an off-year election?

  • Do other school districts have a 15% override in place?

  • What will happen if the override is not approved?

  • Where will the cuts come from?

  • What does the current override fund?

  • Will this override result in a tax rate increase for residents of Gilbert Public Schools?

  • What is the tax rate and cost associated with the existing 15% budget override and how does GPS tax rate compare to East Valley Districts?

  • Does the district currently have lots of unused space and classrooms?

  • What is the difference between an override and a budget continuation?

Last Modified on August 31, 2023