Parcel Tax - General Information

  • MEASURE A

    On March 6, 2001, 68.4% of the voters in the Cambrian School District approved Measure A, a parcel tax that improves children's academic performance, helps to limit class size, improves teaching quality, and expands art, science, music, technology, and physical education.  This parcel tax took affect on July 1, 2001 and is adjusted annually by changes in the Consumer Price Index for the Bay Area.

    The parcel tax generated approximately $823,6660 for the 2018-19 fiscal year (June 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019). 

    A parcel is defined as any unit of land within the District's boundaries that now receives a separate tax bill from the Santa Clara County Tax Collector's Office. For more details by phone, please call 408-377-2103 and ask for our Controller within our Business Department

    An exemption shall be granted for any parcel owned by one or more persons 65 years of age or over who occupies said parcel as a principal residence, upon annual application for exemption. All property that is exempt from ad valorem property tax shall be exempt from this special tax.  Parcel tax exemption application or exemption renewal for the 2019-20 fiscal year are due by May 31, 2019.  See links below for the necessary forms that need to be completed.  Forms should be submitted IN PERSON to the District Office located at 4115 Jacksol Drive in San Jose, attention: Controller, Business Department.

    MEASURE H

    Voters in the Cambrian School District approved Measure H, a parcel tax that took effect July 1, 2018 and generates $736,512 for improvements within the District, including funding for math, science, reading, engineering, technology and arts, to retain highly qualified teachers and maintain class sizes. This parcel tax is adjusted annually by changes in the Consumer Price Index for the Bay Area.

    Parcel Tax Exemption Form

     Complete Text of Measure A

    We thank the Cambrian Community for continuing to support our highly engaging educational program at our six school sites.