Pascagoula-Gautier Public School District

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

Pascagoula-Gautier Public School District’s state funding for the 2023-2024 school year is $2,425,545 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 Pascagoula-Gautier Public School District have been shorted a total of $49,150,749. 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 Pascagoula-Gautier Public School District

Representatives

Rep. Manly Barton

HOUSE DISTRICT 109

HOME:
7905 Pecan Ridge
Moss Point, MS 39562
228.588.2763 (H)
228.217.1379 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 203
Jackson, MS
601.359.3014

Rep. Jeramey Anderson

HOUSE DISTRICT 110

HOME:
P.O. Box 311
Escatawpa, MS 39562
228.206.2129 (H)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-F
Jackson, MS
601.359.2438

Rep. Jimmy Fondren

HOUSE DISTRICT 111

HOME:
906 Convent Avenue
Pascagoula, MS 39567
228.762.5110

CAPITOL:
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
601.359.3728

Rep. John Read

HOUSE DISTRICT 112

HOME:
2396 Robert Hiram Drive
Gautier, MS 39552
228.497.9852 (H)
228.497.4090 (W)
228.990.8051 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 201-C
Jackson, MS
601.359.3340

Senators

Sen. Jeremy England

SENATE DISTRICT 51

HOME:
P.O. Box 6363
Vancleave, MS 39565
228.219.1180 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 404
Jackson, MS
601.359.4088

Sen. Brice Wiggins

SENATE DISTRICT 52

HOME:
1201 Farnsworth Ave.
Pascagoula, MS 39567
228.324.3141 (W)
601.510.9378 (F)

CAPITOL:
Room 409
Jackson, MS
601.359.3237

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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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