Humphreys County-MS Achievement School District

-$ 0
Underfunded for 2022-2023
-$ 0
total underfunded since 2008

Humphreys County-MS Achievement School District’s state funding for the 2022-2023 school year is $855,637 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), which funds teacher salaries and classrooms, is underfunded by $279,342,511.

This is the 15th consecutive year that Mississippi has underfunded its public schools. Since 2008, the last time the MAEP was fully funded, students in Humphreys County-MS Achievement School District have been shorted a total of $12,286,483. 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 Humphreys County-ASD

Representatives

Rep. Otis Anthony

HOUSE DISTRICT 31

HOME:
P.O. Box 962
Indianola, MS 38751
662.452.5064 (H)
662.207.0445 (C)

CAPITOL:
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Rufus Straughter

HOUSE DISTRICT 51

HOME:
107 Van Buren Street
Belzoni, MS 39038
662.247.2728 (H)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-E
Jackson, MS
601.359.3456

Senators

Sen. Joseph Thomas

SENATE DISTRICT 22

HOME:
P.O. Box 524 
Yazoo City, MS 39194
662.746.7552 (W)
662.571.2987 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 215
Jackson, MS
601.359.2395

Sen. David Jordan

SENATE DISTRICT 24

HOME:
P.O. Box 8173
Greenwood, MS 38930
662.453.5361 (H)
662.453.2246 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 405
Jackson, MS
601.359.2224

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Nationally, Mississippi ranks near the bottom, 47th among the states, in per pupil school spending (U.S. Census, Public Education Finances: FY2020, published May 2022) but much higher, 25th among the states, in the rigor of our academic standards (Education Next, published May 2018).

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