Choctaw County School District

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

Choctaw County School District’s state funding for the 2021-2022 school year is $815,827 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 Choctaw County School District have been shorted a total of $9,336,640. 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 Choctaw County School District

Representatives

Rep. Joey Hood

HOUSE DISTRICT 35

HOME:
P.O. Box 759
Ackerman, MS 39735
662.547.9818 (H)
662.285.4663 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 112-E
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Sen. Bart Williams

SENATE DISTRICT 15

HOME:
566 New Hope Church Rd.
Starkville, MS 39759

 

CAPITOL:

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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