Natchez-Adams Public School District

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

Natchez-Adams Public School District’s state funding for the 2022-2023 school year is $1,754,114 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 Natchez-Adams Public School District have been shorted a total of $23,547,063. 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 Natchez-Adams Public School District

Representatives

Rep. Robert Johnson III

HOUSE DISTRICT 94

HOME:
P.O. Box 1678
Natchez, MS 39121
601.445.5690 (H)
601.442.9371 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 102-C
Jackson, MS
601.359.3252

Rep. Angela Cockerham

HOUSE DISTRICT 96

HOME:
P.O. Box 613
Magnolia, MS 39652
601.783.4979 (H)
601.783.6600 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 201
Jackson, MS
601.359.1541

Rep. Sam Mims V

HOUSE DISTRICT 97

HOME:
605 Lakeshore Dr.
McComb, MS 39648
601.684.0281 (H)

CAPITOL:
Room 104-B
Jackson, MS
601.359.3320

Senators

Sen. Melanie Sojourner

SENATE DISTRICT 37

HOME:
438 Upper Kingdom Rd.
Natchez, MS  39120
601.334.6729 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 407
Jackson, MS
601.359.2886

Sen. Kelvin Butler

SENATE DISTRICT 38

HOME:
2018 Hawthorne Drive
McComb, MS  39648
601.680.4281 (H)

CAPITOL:
Room: 408 E
P. O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
601.359.2224

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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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