Bay St. Louis-Waveland Public School District

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

Bay St. Louis-Waveland Public School District’s state funding for the 2023-2024 school year is $696,747 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 Bay St. Louis-Waveland Public School District have been shorted a total of $13,483,719. 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 Bay St. Louis-Waveland Public School District

Representatives

Rep. Jay McKnight

HOUSE DISTRICT 95

HOME:
22160 Hwy. 53
Gulfport, MS  39503
228.697.0625 (C)

CAPITOL:
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Brent Anderson

HOUSE DISTRICT 122

HOME:
P.O. Box 4601
Bay St. Louis, MS  39521
228.216.1630 (C)

CAPITOL:
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Sen. Philman A. Ladner

SENATE DISTRICT 46

HOME:

228.493.4572 (W)
228.493.4572 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 213
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
601.359.4088

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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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