North Tippah Public School District

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

North Tippah Public School District’s state funding for the 2023-2024 school year is $593,882 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, Mississippi’s public schools are underfunded by $175,829,477.

This is the 16th consecutive year that Mississippi has underfunded its public schools. Since 2008, the last time the MAEP was fully funded, students in the North Tippah Public School District have been shorted a total of $10,977,266. 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 North Tippah Public School District

Representatives

Rep. Jody Steverson

HOUSE DISTRICT 4

HOME:
123 Woodridge
Ripley, MS 38663
662.837.0194 (H)
601.837.9332 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 201M-7
Jackson, MS
601.359.3457

Senators

Sen. Rita Parks

SENATE DISTRICT 4

HOME:
P.O. Box 303
Corinth, MS 38835
662.287.6323 (H)
662.415.4793 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 404
Jackson, MS
601.359.3232

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Nationally, Mississippi ranks near the bottom, 48th among the states, in per pupil school spending (U.S. Census, Public Education Finances: FY2021, published May 2023) but much higher, 25th among the states, in the rigor of our academic standards (Education Next, published May 2018).

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