Itawamba County School District

-$ 0
Underfunded for 2020-2021
-$ 0
total underfunded since 2008

Itawamba County School District’s state funding for the 2020-2021 school year is $2,013,118 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), which funds teacher salaries and classrooms, is underfunded by $250,379,812.

This is the 13th consecutive year that Mississippi has underfunded its public schools. Since 2008, the last time the MAEP was fully funded, students in the Itawamba County School District have been shorted a total of $21,995,167. 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 Itawamba County School District

Representatives

Rep. Randy Boyd

HOUSE DISTRICT 19

HOME:
P.O. Box 157
Mantachie, MS 38855
662.282.4045 (H)
662.231.0133 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-E
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Chris Brown

HOUSE DISTRICT 20

HOME:
33112 Hwy 45 N
Nettleton, MS 38858
662.749.7118 (H)
662.369.8745 (W)
662.315.6966 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 104-A
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Donnie Bell

HOUSE DISTRICT 21

HOME:
836 Tucker Rd
Fulton, MS 38843
601.862.3385 (H)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-A
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Sen. Daniel Sparks

SENATE DISTRICT 5

HOME:
P.O. Box 218
Belmont, MS 38827

CAPITOL:
Room 308
Jackson, MS
601.359.3229

Sen. Chad McMahan

SENATE DISTRICT 6

HOME:
1537 Hwy. 145
Guntown, MS 38849

 

CAPITOL:
Room 408
Jackson, MS
601.359.2886

Sen. Hob Bryan

SENATE DISTRICT 7

HOME:
P.O. Box 75
Amory, MS 38821
662.256.9989 (H)
662.256.9601 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 212-C
Jackson, MS
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).