Greenville Public School District
Greenville Public School District’s state funding for the 2019-2020 school year is $2,084,476 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), which funds teachers and classrooms, is underfunded by $224,848,038.
This is the 12th consecutive year that Mississippi has underfunded its public schools. Since 2008, the last time the MAEP was fully funded, students in the Greenville Public School District have been shorted a total of $29,650,327. 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 Greenville Public School District
Rep. John Hines Sr.
HOUSE DISTRICT 50
P.O. Box 114
Greenville, MS 38701
Sen. Derrick Simmons
SENATE DISTRICT 12
P.O. Box 1854
Greenville, MS 38702
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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).