Quitman Public School District

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

Quitman Public School District’s state funding for the 2019-2020 school year is $826,958 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 Quitman Public School District have been shorted a total of $9,761,530. 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 Quitman Public School District

Representatives

Rep. Omeria Scott

HOUSE DISTRICT 80

HOME:
615 East 19th St.
Laurel, MS 39215
601.649.7677 (H)

CAPITOL:
BSMNT
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Steve Horne

HOUSE DISTRICT 81

HOME:
5904 Causeyville Rd.
Meridian, MS 39301
601.644.9974 (H) 

CAPITOL:
Room 100-C
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Troy Smith

HOUSE DISTRICT 84

HOME:
320 Smith Ridge Ln.
Enterprise, MS  39330
601.527.7991 (C)

CAPITOL:
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770 

Senators

Sen. Jeff Tate

SENATE DISTRICT 33

HOME:
P.O. Box 1005
Meridian, MS 39320
601.527.4124 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 408
Jackson, MS
601.359.2886

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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).