Booneville Public School District
Booneville Public School District’s state funding for the 2020-2021 school year is $734,093 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), which funds teacher salaries and classrooms, is underfunded by $250,379,812.
This is the 13th consecutive year that Mississippi has underfunded its public schools. Since 2008, the last time the MAEP was fully funded, students in the Booneville Public School District have been shorted a total of $7,971,867. During this same period, Mississippi has raised its academic standards significantly, yet public schools have been denied the resources needed to meet those standards.
Legislators Representing Booneville Public School District
Rep. Tracy Arnold
HOUSE DISTRICT 3
301 Wyninegar Rd.
Booneville, MS 38809
Sen. Daniel Sparks
SENATE DISTRICT 5
P.O. Box 218
Belmont, MS 38827
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Nationally, Mississippi ranks 25th in the rigor of our academic standards (Education Next, report published May 2018) and 47th in per pupil school spending (U.S. Census, Public Education Finances: FY 2017, published April 2019).