121.90 History
History: 1993 a. 16; 1995 a. 27; 1997 a. 27, 113, 237, 286; 1999 a. 9, 32, 186; 2001 a. 109; 2005 a. 225; 2007 a. 20, 200; 2009 a. 28; 2011 a. 32; 2013 a. 20, 257; 2015 a. 55; 2017 a. 36, 59; 2017 a. 364 s. 49.

121.905(1)(a)
(a) Except as provided in par. (b), in this section, “revenue ceiling" means $9,100 in the 2017-18 school year, $9,400 in the 2018-19 school year, $9,500 in the 2019-20 school year, $9,600 in the 2020-21 school year, $9,700 in the 2021-22 school year, and $9,800 in the 2022-23 school year and in any subsequent school year.

121.905(1)(b)
(b)

121.905(1)(b)1.1. Except as provided in subd. 3., if a referendum on a resolution adopted by a school board under s. 121.91 (3) (a) was held during the 2015-16, 2016-17, or 2017-18 school year and a majority of those voting rejected the resolution, the school district's “revenue ceiling” is $9,100 in the 3 school years following the school year during which the referendum was held. This subdivision does not apply to a school district if a subsequent referendum is held on a resolution adopted by the school board under s. 121.91 (3) (a) during the 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, or 2018-19 school year and a majority of those voting approved the resolution.

121.905(1)(b)2.
2. Except as provided in subd. 3., if a referendum on a resolution adopted by a school board under s. 121.91 (3) (a) is held during the 2018-19 school year or any school year thereafter and a majority of those voting reject the resolution, for the 3 school years following the school year during which the referendum is held, that school district's “revenue ceiling” is the applicable amount under par. (a) plus the increase under subds. 4. to 7. for the school year during which the referendum is held.

121.905(1)(b)3.
3. If, during the 3-school-year period during which a school district's revenue ceiling is an amount determined under subd. 1. or 2., a referendum on a resolution adopted by the school board under s. 121.91 (3) (a) is held and a majority of those voting approve the resolution, beginning in the school year immediately following the school year during which the referendum is held, the school district's “revenue ceiling” is the amount under par. (a) plus any applicable increase under subds. 4. to 7.

121.905(1)(b)4.
4. In the 2019-20 school year, “revenue ceiling” means the amount under par. (a) for that school year plus $200.

121.905(1)(b)5.
5. In the 2020-21 school year, “revenue ceiling” means the amount under par. (a) for that school year plus $400.

121.905(1)(b)6.
6. In the 2021-22 school year, “revenue ceiling” means the amount under par. (a) for that school year plus $300.

121.905(1)(b)7.
7. In the 2022-23 school year and each subsequent school year, “revenue ceiling” means the amount under par. (a) for that school year plus $200.

121.905(2)
(2) The revenue limit under s. 121.91 does not apply to any school district in any school year in which its base revenue per member, as calculated under sub. (3), is less than its revenue ceiling.

121.905(3)(a)
(a)

121.905(3)(a)1.1. Except as provided under subds. 2. and 3., calculate the sum of the amount of state aid received in the previous school year and property taxes levied for the previous school year, excluding property taxes levied for the purpose of s. 120.13 (19) and excluding funds described under s. 121.91 (4) (c), and the costs of the county children with disabilities education board program, as defined in s. 121.135 (2) (a) 2., for pupils who were school district residents and solely enrolled in a special education program provided by a county children with disabilities education board in the previous school year.

121.905(3)(a)2.
2. For a school district created under s. 117.105, for the school year beginning with the effective date of the reorganization, perform the following calculations:

121.905(3)(a)2.a.
a. Calculate the sum under subd. 1. for each of the school districts from which territory was detached to create the new school district.

121.905(3)(a)2.b.
b. For each of those school districts, divide the result in subd. 2. a. by the number of pupils enrolled in that school district in the previous school year.

121.905(3)(a)2.c.
c. For each of those school districts, multiply the result in subd. 2. b. by the number of pupils enrolled in that school district in the previous school year who resided in territory that was detached to create the new school district.

121.905(3)(a)3.
3. For a school district from which territory was detached to create a new school district under s. 117.105, for the school year beginning with the effective date of the reorganization, perform the following calculations:

121.905(3)(a)3.a.
a. Calculate the sum under subd. 1. for each of the school districts from which territory was detached to create the new school district.

121.905(3)(a)3.b.
b. For each of those school districts, divide the result in subd. 3. a. by the number of pupils enrolled in that school district in the previous school year.

121.905(3)(a)3.c.
c. For each of those school districts, multiply the result in subd. 3. b. by the number of pupils enrolled in that school district in the previous school year who did not reside in territory that was detached to create the new school district.

121.905(3)(b)
(b)

121.905(3)(b)1.1. Except as provided under subds. 2. and 3., divide the result in par. (a) 1. by the sum of the average of the number of pupils enrolled in the 3 previous school years and the number of pupils enrolled who were school district residents and solely enrolled in a special education program provided by a county children with disabilities education board program in the previous school year.

121.905(3)(b)2.
2. For a school district created under s. 117.105, for the school year beginning with the effective date of the reorganization, divide the result in par. (a) 2. by the number of pupils who in the previous school year were enrolled in a school district from which territory was detached to create the new school district and who resided in the detached territory; for the school year beginning on the first July 1 following the effective date of the reorganization, divide the result in par. (a) 2. by the number of pupils in the previous school year; and for the school year beginning on the 2nd July 1 following the effective date of the reorganization, divide the result in par. (a) 2. by the average of the number of pupils in the 2 previous school years.

121.905(3)(b)3.
3. For a school district from which territory was detached to create a new school district under s. 117.105, for the school year beginning with the effective date of the reorganization, divide the result in par. (a) 3. by the number of pupils who in the previous school year were enrolled in the school district and who did not reside in territory that was detached to create the new school district; for the school year beginning on the first July 1 following the effective date of the reorganization, divide the result in par. (a) 3. by the number of pupils enrolled in the previous school year; and for the school year beginning on the 2nd July 1 following the effective date of the reorganization, divide the result in par. (a) 3. by the average of the number of pupils enrolled in the 2 previous school years.

121.905(3)(c)
(c)

121.905(3)(c)3.
3. For the limit for the 1997-98 school year, add the result under s. 121.91 (2m) (c) 2. to the result under par. (b).

121.905(3)(c)3g.
3g. For the limit for the 2009-10 or 2010-11 school year, add $200 to the result under par. (b).

121.905(3)(c)3r.
3r. For the limit for the 2011-12 school year, multiply the result under par. (b) by 0.945.

121.905(3)(c)5.
5. For the limit for the 2013-14 school year and the 2014-15 school year, add $75 to the result under par. (b).

121.905(3)(c)6.
6. For the limit for each of the 2015-16 to 2018-19 school years, for the 2021-22 school year, and for any school year thereafter, make no adjustment to the result under par. (b).

121.905(3)(c)7.
7. For the limit for the 2019-20 school year, add $175 to the result under par. (b).

121.905(3)(c)8.
8. For the limit for the 2020-21 school year, add $179 to the result under par. (b).

121.905(4)(a)(a) A school district that is exempt from the revenue limits under sub. (2) may not increase its base revenue per member to an amount that is greater than its revenue ceiling.

121.905(4)(b)
(b)

121.905(4)(b)1.1. A school district may increase its revenue ceiling by following the procedures prescribed in s. 121.91 (3).

121.905(4)(b)2.
2. The department shall, under s. 121.91 (4), adjust the revenue ceiling otherwise applicable to a school district under this section as if the revenue ceiling constituted a revenue limit under s. 121.91 (2m).

121.905 History
History: 1995 a. 27; 1997 a. 27, 113, 164, 286; 1999 a. 9, 32; 2001 a. 16; 2003 a. 33; 2005 a. 25, 219; 2007 a. 20; 2009 a. 28; 2011 a. 32; 2013 a. 20; 2017 a. 141; 2019 a. 9.

121.91(2m)(a)
(a) Except as provided in subs. (3) and (4), no school district may increase its revenues for the 1995-96 school year to an amount that exceeds the amount calculated as follows:

121.91(2m)(a)1.
1. Divide the sum of the amount of state aid received in the previous school year and property taxes levied for the previous school year, excluding funds described under sub. (4) (c), by the average of the number of pupils in the 3 previous school years.

121.91(2m)(a)4.
4. Multiply the result under subd. 3. by the average of the number of pupils in the current and the 2 preceding school years.

121.91(2m)(b)
(b) Except as provided in subs. (3) and (4), no school district may increase its revenues for the 1996-97 school year to an amount that exceeds the amount calculated as follows:

121.91(2m)(b)1.
1. Divide the sum of the amount of state aid received in the previous school year and property taxes levied for the previous school year, excluding funds described under sub. (4) (c), by the average of the number of pupils in the 3 previous school years.

121.91(2m)(b)3.
3. Multiply the result under subd. 2. by the average of the number of pupils in the current and the 2 preceding school years.

121.91(2m)(c)
(c) Except as provided in subs. (3), (4) and (6), no school district may increase its revenues for the 1997-98 school year to an amount that exceeds the amount calculated as follows:

121.91(2m)(c)1.
1. Divide the sum of the amount of state aid received in the previous school year and property taxes levied for the previous school year, excluding funds described under sub. (4) (c), by a number calculated by adding the number of pupils enrolled in the 3 previous school years, subtracting from that total the number of pupils attending private schools under s. 119.23 in the 4th, 3rd and 2nd preceding school years, and dividing the remainder by 3.

121.91(2m)(c)2.
2. Multiply $206 by 1.0.

121.91(2m)(c)4.
4. Multiply the result under subd. 3. by a number calculated by adding the number of pupils enrolled in the current and the 2 preceding school years, subtracting from that total the number of pupils attending private schools under s. 119.23 in the 3 previous school years, and dividing the remainder by 3.

121.91(2m)(d)
(d) Except as provided in subs. (3) and (4), no school district may increase its revenues for the 1998-99 school year to an amount that exceeds the amount calculated as follows:

121.91(2m)(d)1.
1. Divide the sum of the amount of state aid received in the previous school year and property taxes levied for the previous school year, excluding funds described under sub. (4) (c), by a number calculated by adding the number of pupils enrolled in the 3 previous school years, subtracting from that total the number of pupils attending charter schools under s. 118.40 (2r) and private schools under s. 119.23 in the 4th, 3rd and 2nd preceding school years and dividing the remainder by 3.

121.91(2m)(d)2.
2. Multiply the amount of the revenue increase per pupil allowed under this subsection for the previous school year by the sum of 1.0 plus the allowable rate of increase under s. 73.0305 expressed as a decimal.

121.91(2m)(d)4.
4. Multiply the result under subd. 3. by a number calculated by adding the number of pupils enrolled in the current and the 2 preceding school years, subtracting from that total the number of pupils attending charter schools under s. 118.40 (2r) and private schools under s. 119.23 in the 3 previous school years and dividing the remainder by 3.

121.91(2m)(e)
(e) Except as provided in subs. (3), (4), and (8), no school district may increase its revenues for the 2008-09 school year to an amount that exceeds the amount calculated as follows:

121.91(2m)(e)1.
1. Divide the sum of the amount of state aid received in the previous school year and property taxes levied for the previous school year, excluding property taxes levied for the purpose of s. 120.13 (19) and excluding funds described under sub. (4) (c), by the average of the number of pupils enrolled in the 3 previous school years.

121.91(2m)(e)2.
2. Multiply the amount of the revenue increase per pupil allowed under this subsection for the previous school year by the sum of 1.0 plus the allowable rate of increase under s. 73.0305 expressed as a decimal.

121.91(2m)(e)4.
4. Multiply the result under subd. 3. by the average of the number of pupils enrolled in the current and the 2 preceding school years.

121.91(2m)(f)
(f) Except as provided in subs. (3), (4), and (8), no school district may increase its revenues for the 2009-10 school year or for the 2010-11 school year to an amount that exceeds the amount calculated as follows:

121.91(2m)(f)1.
1. Divide the sum of the amount of state aid received in the previous school year and property taxes levied for the previous school year, excluding property taxes levied for the purpose of s. 120.13 (19) and excluding funds described under sub. (4) (c), by the average of the number of pupils enrolled in the 3 previous school years.

121.91(2m)(f)3.
3. Multiply the result under subd. 2. by the average of the number of pupils enrolled in the current and the 2 preceding school years.

121.91(2m)(g)
(g) Except as provided in subs. (3), (4), and (8), no school district may increase its revenues for the 2011-12 school year to an amount that exceeds the amount calculated as follows:

121.91(2m)(g)1.
1. Divide the sum of the amount of state aid received in the previous school year and property taxes levied for the previous school year, excluding property taxes levied for the purpose of s. 120.13 (19) and excluding funds described under sub. (4) (c), by the average of the number of pupils enrolled in the 3 previous school years.

121.91(2m)(g)3.
3. Multiply the result under subd. 1. by the average of the number of pupils enrolled in the current and the 2 preceding school years.

121.91(2m)(h)
(h) Except as provided in subs. (3), (4), and (8), no school district may increase its revenues for the 2012-13 school year to an amount that exceeds the amount calculated as follows:

121.91(2m)(h)1.
1. Divide the sum of the amount of state aid received in the previous school year and property taxes levied for the previous school year, excluding property taxes levied for the purpose of s. 120.13 (19) and excluding funds described under sub. (4) (c), by the average of the number of pupils enrolled in the 3 previous school years.

121.91(2m)(h)4.
4. Multiply the result under subd. 3. by the average of the number of pupils enrolled in the current and the 2 preceding school years.

121.91(2m)(hm)
(hm) Except as provided in subs. (3), (4), and (8), no school district may increase its revenues for the 2013-14 school year or for the 2014-15 school year to an amount that exceeds the amount calculated as follows:

121.91(2m)(hm)1.
1. Divide the sum of the amount of state aid received in the previous school year and property taxes levied for the previous school year, excluding property taxes levied for the purpose of s. 120.13 (19) and excluding funds described under sub. (4) (c), by the average of the number of pupils enrolled in the 3 previous school years.

121.91(2m)(hm)3.
3. Multiply the result under subd. 2. by the average of the number of pupils enrolled in the current school year and the 2 preceding school years.

121.91(2m)(i)
(i) Except as provided in subs. (3), (4), and (8), no school district may increase its revenues for the 2015-16 school year or for any school year thereafter to an amount that exceeds the amount calculated as follows:

121.91(2m)(i)1.
1. Divide the sum of the amount of state aid received in the previous school year and property taxes levied for the previous school year, excluding property taxes levied for the purpose of s. 120.13 (19) and excluding funds described under sub. (4) (c), by the average of the number of pupils enrolled in the 3 previous school years.

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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 34 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on November 27, 2019. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after November 27, 2019, are designated by NOTES. (Published 11-27-19)