School district budget outlined

St. Marys Area School District Superintendent Ann Kearney presented a budget update during the board's recent workshop.Kearney stated that fiscally the district is in much better shape than many other districts. St. Marys property tax levy is 32.35 mills, lower than that in Ridgway, Cameron County, DuBois, Bradford and Clearfield. Johnsonburg is the lowest levy of 30.80. If taxes remain the same the district will collect just over $9.4 million next year in real estate tax.