Wayne County School District

-$ 0
Underfunded for 2019-2020
-$ 0
total underfunded since 2008

Wayne County School District’s state funding for the 2019-2020 school year is $1,673,561 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 Wayne County School District have been shorted a total of $19,272,244. 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 Wayne County School District

Representatives

Rep. Shane Barnett

HOUSE DISTRICT 86

HOME:
P.O. Box 621
Waynesboro, MS 39367
601.735.4047 (W) 

CAPITOL:
Room 400-F
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Sen. Dennis DeBar Jr.

SENATE DISTRICT 43

HOME:
P.O. Box 1090
Leakesville, MS 39451
601.394.4400 (W)
601.394.2256 (F)
601.394.3933 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 404
Jackson, MS
601.359.3221

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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).