Marion County School District

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

Marion County School District’s state funding for the 2019-2020 school year is $1,098,139 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 Marion County School District have been shorted a total of $13,367,294. 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 Marion County School District

Representatives

Rep. Bill Pigott

HOUSE DISTRICT 99

HOME:
92 Pigott Easterling Rd
Tylertown, MS 39667
601.303.0988 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 119-B
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Ken Morgan

HOUSE DISTRICT 100

HOME:
1640 Highway 587
Morgantown, MS 39483
601.736.9688 (H)
601.731.4100 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 119-C
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Sen. Angela Hill

SENATE DISTRICT 40

HOME:
54 Watts Rd
Picayune, MS 39466
601.916.3952 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 409
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).