Greenville Public School District

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

Greenville Public School District’s state funding for the 2021-2022 school year is $2,332,145 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 Greenville Public School District have been shorted a total of $34,172,140. 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 Greenville Public School District

Representatives

Rep. John Hines Sr.

HOUSE DISTRICT 50

HOME:
P.O. Box 114
Greenville, MS 38701
662.335.9704 (H)
662.334.9444 (W)
662.822.0476 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 100-C
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Sen. Derrick Simmons

SENATE DISTRICT 12

HOME:
P.O. Box 1854
Greenville, MS 38702
662.378.8764 (H)
662.334.1666 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 405
Jackson, MS
601.359.2224  

School and District Accountability Ratings

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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).

Speaker Gunn's proposed income tax elimination jeopardizes teacher pay raises and school funding far into the future.

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