Pascagoula-Gautier Public School District

-$ 0
Underfunded for 2020-2021
-$ 0
total underfunded since 2008

Pascagoula-Gautier Public School District’s state funding for the 2020-2021 school year is $3,467,037 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 Pascagoula-Gautier Public School District have been shorted a total of $39,052,315. During this same period, Mississippi has raised its academic standards significantly, yet public schools have been denied the resources needed to meet those standards.

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Legislators Representing Pascagoula-Gautier Public School District

Representatives

Rep. Jeramey Anderson

HOUSE DISTRICT 110

HOME:
P.O. Box 311
Escatawpa, MS 39562
228.206.2129 (H)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-F
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Charles Busby

HOUSE DISTRICT 111

HOME:
901 Beach Blvd
Pacagoula, MS 39567
228.769.0501 (W)
228.990.2200 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 202
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. John Read

HOUSE DISTRICT 112

HOME:
2396 Robert Hiram Drive
Gautier, MS 39552
228.497.9852 (H)
228.497.4090 (W)
228.990.8051 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 201M-2
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Sen. Jeremy England

SENATE DISTRICT 51

HOME:
P.O. Box 6363
Vancleave, MS 39565
228.209.5003 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 407
Jackson, MS
601.359.3232

Sen. Brice Wiggins

SENATE DISTRICT 52

HOME:
1201 Farnsworth Ave.
Pascagoula, MS 39567
601.510.9378 (F)
228.324.3141 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 409
Jackson, MS
601.359.3237

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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).