Alcorn County School District

-$ 0
Underfunded for 2023-2024
-$ 0
total underfunded since 2008

Alcorn County School District’s state funding for the 2023-2024 school year is $1,348,648 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, Mississippi’s public schools are underfunded by $175,829,477. 

This is the 16th consecutive year that Mississippi has underfunded its public schools. Since 2008, the last time the MAEP was fully funded, students in the Alcorn County School District have been shorted a total of $25,895,508. During this same period, Mississippi raised its academic standards significantly, yet public schools have been denied the resources needed to meet those standards.

Legislators Representing Alcorn County School District

Representatives

Rep. Lester Carpenter

HOUSE DISTRICT 1

HOME:
8 Carpenter Dr.
Burnsville, MS 38833
662.427.8281 (H)
662.424.2306 (C)

CAPITOL:
BSMNT
Jackson, MS
601.359.4073

Rep. Brad Mattox

HOUSE DISTRICT 2

HOME:
427 CR560
Corinth, MS 38834
662.594.8255

CAPITOL:
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
601.359.3728

Rep. Tracy Arnold

HOUSE DISTRICT 3

HOME:
301 Wyninegar Rd.
Booneville, MS 38809
662.728.9951 (H)
662.340.0080 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-E
Jackson, MS
601.359.2420

Rep. Jody Steverson

HOUSE DISTRICT 4

HOME:
123 Woodridge
Ripley, MS 38663
662.837.0194 (H)
601.837.9332 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 201M-7
Jackson, MS
601.359.3457

Senators

Sen. Rita Parks

SENATE DISTRICT 4

HOME:
P.O. Box 303
Corinth, MS 38835
662.287.6323 (H)
662.415.4793 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 404
Jackson, MS
601.359.3232

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Nationally, Mississippi ranks near the bottom, 48th among the states, in per pupil school spending (U.S. Census, Public Education Finances: FY2021, published May 2023) but much higher, 25th among the states, in the rigor of our academic standards (Education Next, published May 2018).

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