Jefferson Davis County School District

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

Jefferson Davis County School District’s state funding for the 2023-2024 school year is $529,396 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, Mississippi’s public schools are underfunded by $175,829,477. 

This is the 16th 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 $11,823,965. 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 Jefferson Davis County School District

Representatives

Rep. Noah Sanford

HOUSE DISTRICT 90

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

CAPITOL:
Room 201M-6
Jackson, MS
601.359.3363

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
601.359.2433

Senators

Sen. Andy Berry

SENATE DISTRICT 35

HOME:

CAPITOL:
Room 212-C
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
601.359.2886

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Nationally, Mississippi ranks near the bottom, 48th among the states, in per pupil school spending (U.S. Census, Public Education Finances: FY2021, published May 2023) but much higher, 25th among the states, in the rigor of our academic standards (Education Next, published May 2018).

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