According to information provided by Ehlers, the Sibley East School District pays the lowest school taxes among districts in the surrounding area.
For school taxes payable in 2010 on an $80,000 home, residents in the Sibley East District pay $181.12. Other area districts pay from $195 to $375. Total school taxes, payable in 2010, on a $400,000 ag homestead for Sibley East are $311. Other area districts pay from $324 to $1,046.
Sibley East currently has no debt service, and has not paid any from 2006 to 2010. Total debt service paid by area districts from 2006 to 2010 on an $80,000 residential homestead range from $23.23 to $1,150.57 for area districts. Area school debt service taxes paid on a $400,000 residential homesteads range from $74.34 to $3,681.84.