Chickasaw County School District

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

Chickasaw County School District’s state funding for the 2023-2024 school year is $1,015,420 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 Chickasaw County School District have been shorted a total of $8,612,450. 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 Chickasaw County School District

Representatives

Rep. Jon Lancaster

HOUSE DISTRICT 22

HOME:
463 CR 85
Houston, MS 38851
662.631.5065 (H)

CAPITOL:

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
601.359.3253

Senators

Sen. Benjamin Suber

SENATE DISTRICT 8

HOME:
P.O. Box 8
Bruce, MS 38915
662.983.3000 (H)
662.983.3030 (F)

CAPITOL:
Room 404
Jackson, MS
601.359.2220

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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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