Simpson County School District

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

Simpson County School District’s state funding for the 2019-2020 school year is $1,766,631 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 Simpson County School District have been shorted a total of $20,975,396. 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 Simpson County School District

Representatives

Rep. Tom Weathersby

HOUSE DISTRICT 62

HOME:
3806 Highway 49 S
Florence, MS 39073
601.845.2017 (H)

CAPITOL:
Room 115-A
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Price Wallace

HOUSE DISTRICT 77

HOME:
125 Price Wallace Drive
Mendenhall, MS 39114
601.382.6848 (C)

CAPITOL:
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Noah Sanford

HOUSE DISTRICT 90

HOME:
P.O. Box 1900
Collins, MS 39428
601.517.6622 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-F
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Bob Evans

HOUSE DISTRICT 91

HOME:
P.O. Box 636
Monticello, MS 39654
601.587.9313 (C)
601.587.0615 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-F
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Sen. Chris Caughman

SENATE DISTRICT 35

HOME:
P.O. Box 511
Mendenhall, MS 39114

CAPITOL:
Room 407
Jackson, MS
601.359.3232

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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).