Kemper County School District

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

Kemper County School District’s state funding for the 2023-2024 school year is $399,540 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 Kemper County School District have been shorted a total of $8,177,207. 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 Kemper County School District

Representatives

Rep. Carl Mickens

HOUSE DISTRICT 42

HOME:
P.O. Box 427
Brooksville, MS 39739
662.425.1804 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room: 400-F
Jackson, MS
601.359.2439

Rep. Keith Jackson

HOUSE DISTRICT 45

HOME:
95 Zackery Road
Preston, MS 39354
601.934.0053

CAPITOL:
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
601.359.3770

Rep. Billy Calvert

HOUSE DISTRICT 83

HOME:
P.O. Box 5774
Meridian, MS 39302
601.485.2477 (W)
601.490.0652 (C) 

CAPITOL:
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Rod Hickman

SENATE DISTRICT 32

HOME:
2829 Jefferson St.
Macon, MS 39341

CAPITOL:
Room 409
Jackson, MS
601.359.3237

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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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