Jefferson Davis County School District

-$ 0
Underfunded for 2019-2020
-$ 0
total underfunded since 2008

Jefferson Davis County School District’s state funding for the 2019-2020 school year is $724,984 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), which funds teachers and classrooms, is underfunded by $224,848,038.

This is the 12th consecutive year that Mississippi has underfunded its public schools. Since 2008, the last time the MAEP was fully funded, students in the Jefferson Davis County School District have been shorted a total of $8,901,570. 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 Jefferson Davis County School District

Representatives

Rep. Vince Mangold

HOUSE DISTRICT 53

HOME:
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39201
601.835.2681 (W)
601.835.9155 (C)

CAPITOL:
BSMNT
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Noah Sanford

HOUSE DISTRICT 90

HOME:
P.O. Box 1900
Collins, MS 39428
601.517.6622 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-F
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Bob Evans

HOUSE DISTRICT 91

HOME:
P.O. Box 636
Monticello, MS 39654
601.587.9313 (C)
601.587.0615 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-F
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Sen. Joey Fillingane

SENATE DISTRICT 41

HOME:
8 Westbrook Dr.
Sumrall, MS 39482
601.271.2070 (H)
601.264.3323 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 404
Jackson, MS
601.359.3221

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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).