Bay St. Louis-Waveland Public School District

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

Bay St. Louis-Waveland Public School District’s state funding for the 2019-2020 school year is $873,673 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 the Bay St. Louis-Waveland Public School District have been shorted a total of $9,737,779. 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 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. Philip Moran

SENATE DISTRICT 46

HOME:
18403 Old Joe Moran Rd
Kiln, MS 39556
228.255.3700 (W)
228.861.3700 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 213
Jackson, MS
601.359.4088

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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).