Water Valley Public School District

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

Water Valley Public School District’s state funding for the 2023-2024 school year is $463,342 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 Water Valley Public School District have been shorted a total of $9,247,173. 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 Water Valley Public School District

Representatives

Rep. Kevin Horan

HOUSE DISTRICT 34

HOME:
P.O. Box 2166
Grenada, MS 38901
662.226.1817 (H)
662.226.2185 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-F
Jackson, MS
601.359.3311

Senators

Sen. Benjamin Suber

SENATE DISTRICT 8

HOME:
P.O. Box 8
Bruce, MS 38915
662.983.3000 (H)
662.983.3030 (F)

CAPITOL:
Room 404
Jackson, MS
601.359.2220

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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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