Leflore County School District

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

Leflore County School District’s state funding for the 2019-2020 school year is $1,153,880 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 Leflore County School District have been shorted a total of $12,684,476. During this same period, Mississippi has raised its academic standards significantly, yet public schools have been denied the resources needed to meet those standards.

Legislators Representing Leflore County School District

Representatives

Rep. Solomon Osborne

HOUSE DISTRICT 32

HOME:
P.O. Box 8175
Greenwood, MS 38935

CAPITOL:
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Kevin Horan

HOUSE DISTRICT 34

HOME:
P.O. Box 2166
Grenada, MS 38901
662.226.1817 (H)
662.226.2185 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-F
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Karl Oliver

HOUSE DISTRICT 46

HOME:
P.O. Box 95
Winona, MS 38967
662.283.2121 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-F
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Sen. Lydia Chassaniol

SENATE DISTRICT 14

HOME:
P.O. Box 211
Winona, MS 38967
662.453.3172 (H)

CAPITOL:
Room 408
Jackson, MS
601.359.2886

Sen. David Jordan

SENATE DISTRICT 24

HOME:
P.O. Box 8173
Greenwood, MS 38930
662.453.5361 (H)
662.453.2246 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 405
Jackson, MS
601.359.2224

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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).