Amory Public School District

-$ 0
Underfunded for 2021-2022
-$ 0
total underfunded since 2008

Amory Public School District’s state funding for the 2021-2022 school year is $978,325 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), which funds teacher salaries and classrooms, is underfunded by $271,713,157.

This is the 14th consecutive year that Mississippi has underfunded its public schools. Since 2008, the last time the MAEP was fully funded, students in the Amory Public School District have been shorted a total of $11,525,448. 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 Amory Public School District

Representatives

Rep. Chris Brown

HOUSE DISTRICT 20

HOME:
33112 Hwy 45 N
Nettleton, MS 38858
662.749.7118 (H)
662.369.8745 (W)
662.315.6966 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 104-A
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Karl Gibbs

HOUSE DISTRICT 36

HOME:
543 George Walker Rd.
West Point, MS 39773
662.494.3669 (H)
662.346.1842 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-F
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Sen. Hob Bryan

SENATE DISTRICT 7

HOME:
P.O. Box 75
Amory, MS 38821
662.256.9989 (H)
662.256.9601 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 212-C
Jackson, MS
601.359.2220

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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).

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