South Panola Public School District

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

South Panola School District’s state funding for the 2023-2024 school year is $1,669,868 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 South Panola School District have been shorted a total of $32,488,060. 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 South Panola Public School District

Representatives

Rep. Josh Hawkins

HOUSE DISTRICT 10

HOME:
1164 Avery Road
Batesville, MS 38606
662.563.2223

CAPITOL:
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
601.359.3770

Rep. Lataisha Jackson

HOUSE DISTRICT 11

HOME:
P.O. Box 358
Como, MS 38619
662.526.1122 (H)

CAPITOL:
BSMNT B
Jackson, MS
601.359.9488

Senators

Sen. Nicole Akins Boyd

SENATE DISTRICT 9

HOME:
113 Sivley St.
Oxford, MS 38655
601.345.1987 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 213
Jackson, MS
601.359.2886

Sen. David Jordan

SENATE DISTRICT 24

HOME:
P.O. Box 8173
Greenwood, MS 38930
662.453.5361 (H)
662.453.2246 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 405
Jackson, MS
601.359.2224

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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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