Louisville Public School District

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

Louisville Public School District’s state funding for the 2022-2023 school year is $1,581,938 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), which funds teacher salaries and classrooms, is underfunded by $279,342,511.

This is the 15th consecutive year that Mississippi has underfunded its public schools. Since 2008, the last time the MAEP was fully funded, students in the Louisville Public School District have been shorted a total of $19,891,715. 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 Louisville Public School District

Representatives

Rep. Joey Hood

HOUSE DISTRICT 35

HOME:
P.O. Box 759
Ackerman, MS 39735
662.547.9818 (H)
662.285.4663 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 112-E
Jackson, MS
601.359.2428

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. Rob Roberson

HOUSE DISTRICT 43

HOME:
212 East Main Street
Starkville, MS 39759
662.324.3810 (W)
662.418.2914 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-D
Jackson, MS
601.359.3359

Senators

Sen. Jenifer Branning

SENATE DISTRICT 18

HOME:
235 West Beacon St.
Philadelphia, MS 39350

CAPITOL:
Room 407
Jackson, MS
601.359.2886

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, 47th among the states, in per pupil school spending (U.S. Census, Public Education Finances: FY2020, published May 2022) but much higher, 25th among the states, in the rigor of our academic standards (Education Next, published May 2018).

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