Leake County School District

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

Leake County School District’s state funding for the 2019-2020 school year is $1,475,052 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 Leake County School District have been shorted a total of $16,841,384. 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 Leake County School District

Representatives

Rep. Kenneth Walker

HOUSE DISTRICT 27

HOME:
P.O. Box 265
Carthage, MS 39051
601.267.5368 (H)
601.214.6320 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-F
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Scott Bounds

HOUSE DISTRICT 44

HOME:
45 Carla Drive
Philadelphia, MS 39350
601.656.1765 (H)

CAPITOL:
Room 115-B
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Jason White

HOUSE DISTRICT 48

HOME:
P.O. Box 246
West, MS 39192
662.967.2015 (H)
662.289.8888 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 201
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Randy Rushing

HOUSE DISTRICT 78

HOME:
672 North 8th Ave.
P.O. Box 424
Decatur, MS 39327
601.635.2044 (H)
601.917.9504 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-H
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Sen. Jenifer Branning

SENATE DISTRICT 18

HOME:
235 West Beacon St.
Philadelphia, MS 39350

CAPITOL:
Room 404
Jackson, MS
601.359.3221

Sen. Barbara Blackmon

SENATE DISTRICT 21

HOME:
907 W. Peace St.
Canton, MS 39046

CAPITOL:
Room 213-F
Jackson, MS
601.359.3237

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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).