Tishomingo County School District

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

Tishomingo County School District’s state funding for the 2019-2020 school year is $1,461,833 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 Tishomingo County School District have been shorted a total of $16,868,156. 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 Tishomingo County School District

Representatives

Rep. Lester Carpenter

HOUSE DISTRICT 1

HOME:
8 Carpenter Dr.
Burnsville, MS 38833
662.427.8281 (H)
662.424.2306 (C)

CAPITOL:
BSMNT
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Donnie Bell

HOUSE DISTRICT 21

HOME:
836 Tucker Rd
Fulton, MS 38843
601.862.3385 (H)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-A
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Sen. Daniel Sparks

SENATE DISTRICT 5

HOME:
P.O. Box 218
Belmont, MS 38827

CAPITOL:
Room 308
Jackson, MS
601.359.3229

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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).